I'm not particularly bothered by that murky road ahead. An excellent education really is built through lively relationships.
September 2012 Archives
Are the MI legislators sponsoring the bill requiring the Pledge of Allegiance concerned with equally important things, like civic engagement, respect for national service, teaching kids to investigate all sides of an issue? What about maximizing voter turnout?
Are there values--character traits and actions--that some people see as virtuous and others perceive as harmful, or even dangerous?
What would parents think if all the teachers in a traditional public school quit? If their children had no sinks in the science rooms, but flew to Las Vegas to meet a basketball team? Or if students couldn't access necessary instructional materials because their laptops didn't work?
Teachers, individually, are caught between a rock and a murky place when it comes to politics.