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It Takes a Supportive Community to Educate a Child

When I was newly married, I drove a school bus for Frederick County Public Schools to help make ends meet. Each morning, I woke at 5:00 a.m. to drive to the Hayward Road bus lot. I took my bus down Yellow Springs Road to … [Read more...]

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Stop Calling it Tenure

In the K-12 arena, teacher tenure is not—and was never intended to be—a guarantee of a job for life. Tenure does nothing more than guarantee due process for an employee who faces workplace sanctions or termination. … [Read more...]