Politicizing the Classroom

Way too many years ago, I loved going to school. I loved my education experience. My teachers were mature, professional, and heroic. They were respectful of each child’s home culture. I never heard their political, religious, or moral views expressed beyond “The Golden Rule” and classroom behavior. I was never taught how I was supposed…

The Absurdity of Policing the past with Today’s Values

Issues such as slavery, racism, women’s rights, and other injustices, have become defining controversies of our nation, and for some, are causing conflicting emotions concerning our origins as a nation. Does it escape us that these things existed long before the forming of this nation? They are the very issues that our founding fathers were…