Tag Archive: writing

25
Apr

Educational Fraud Continues

  Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation’s Report Card, was released. It’s not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested proficient or better in reading, and only 25 percent did so […]

15
Mar

Yupiks, Black kids, and Old French Nuns: A Pedagogy of the Accountable

Sometimes the greatest lessons in life emanate from the most unlikely of people and places. In the mid1970s, I found myself working at a Yupik Eskimo boarding school located in western Alaska.  St. Mary’s Mission School had been a fixture […]