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Don’t Be Fooled By False Narratives: Prop 15 will Help California Schools and Community Colleges, It won’t Raise Home Owner Property Taxes

For the past 42 years, two words have had the ability to almost always start an argument in California. Those two words are, “Prop 13.” Passed by voters in 1978, Proposition 13 requires that residential, commercial and industrial properties be taxed based on… 426 more words


Save Yourself

Before I begin this post, I should mention that I retired last December, so I technically don’t have “skin in the game,” – no employers to irritate, no job to lose.  857 more words


Submission Opportunity: K-12 Poetry Contest

Image Credit: The University of Arizona Poetry Center

The University of Arizona Poetry Center, Arizona Public Media, and the Pima County Public Library have launched a… 87 more words


Dispatch #015

April 29 2020


By Nicole Henares

None of us were prepared for the announcement during 7th Block on March 5th- A student’s family member had tested positive for COVID19, our school was closed. 1,013 more words


Calling for a Radical Value Change in K-12 + College Education

I think I have un-dusted the problem with the value system in typical K-12 and even college education. In typical education you are graded based on how complete and correct your work is. 747 more words


5 ACTIVE brain break ideas: Social Distanced Edition

Brain breaks are super important in the K-12 setting so that our students can focus on each thing they are learning. For my fellow physical education teacher, warm up games and quick activities to use if you have extra time are important for engagement and to keep our students active. 1,143 more words

Physical Education

Do You Hear What I Hear? (part 2)

“I was listening to a podcast that talked about….” is now a daily part of my life. And with being home more (summer + a pandemic), I have found some great new shows! 687 more words