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Senior watch: Mid-career teachers facing financial crunch. Veteran teachers are being forced out.

In suburban District 64, Park Ridge (where I was local union president and negotiator over many contracts), our salary schedule had competitive entry-level salaries. But it also took 20 years to reach the top of the schedule. 460 more words

Veteran Teachers

The missing piece in the "good mother" puzzle

Today I re-tweeted an article by Kathryn Sollmann, Peace Talks for the Mommy Wars in which she re-frames the “have it all” and “lean in” rhetoric into personal, economic terms. 1,401 more words

Motherhood

Mentoring or lack thereof

The topic of mentoring has come up recently on some blogs that I read.  A lot of it is about women and minorities, and living in the research-intensive world.  1,002 more words

Academia