Teachers: A Call to Conscience

Teachers’ Letters of Professional Conscience is a new blog; Their role and mission is introduced as follows; As Teachers of Professional Conscience we object to the use of toxic high stakes testing.   We object to the commodification of children as a source of income for testing corporations.  We object to the sorting, ranking, labeling, and…

The one in which Teach for America reveals their true colors. . .

A post from Dr. Mitchell Robinson whose blog can be found at: http://www.mitchellrobinson.net The one in which Teach for America reveals their true colors. . . Perhaps the strongest voice defending public school teachers against the agenda of the corporate reformers is education historian, Diane Ravitch. Dr. Ravitch recently posted a story (http://dianeravitch.net/2015/02/02/tfa-supports-junk-science-to-grade-colleges-of-education-by-student-test-scores/) about Teach…

Jia Lee’s Call to Action: Let all Teachers be “Teachers of Conscience”

“Remember that fear is natural, but there is greater fear in knowing what will happen if we don’t take a stand.”   – Jia Lee  The following is a War Report on Public Education and Living in Dialogue exclusive interview with Jia Lee.  By Lucianna Sanson. Jia Lee, a special education teacher at the Earth School in…

The High-Stakes Testing/Common Core Connection to New Teacher Ed. Regulations

Nancy Bailey was a special education for many years. She left teaching due to the current reforms that are taking over the nation’s classrooms. She is now an education blogger and author, writing about the teaching profession and public schools that are critically important to the future of America and its children. Her book is…