So I am going back to school

to finish my doctorate. I abandoned my previous attempt almost 20 years ago with a dissertation almost half written for a variety of reasons I choose not to revisit now.  In the meantime, my interests had changed greatly and I was no longer excited by the topic on which I had been working. I had…

Oh Governor Matt Bevin! You Never Hit Rock Bottom!

Trump mini-me Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky never misses a chance to keep going lower  Thankfully, this also applies to his approval rating.  But first, Bevin’s latest attack on public school teachers: More attention must be spent on looking at behavioral health and firearms safety as opposed to the government creating more gun regulations, Bevin…

Victory for Kentucky Public Teachers, at Least for Now.

The Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting that two anti-public school teacher bills that were advancing in the state legislature are dead:  Legislation that drove hundreds of teachers to shutdown Kentucky's two largest school districts — and motivated Jefferson County teachers to continue calling out sick — will not reach the governor's desk this session.House Bills 525…

The Top 11 Reasons Teachers are Undervalued

We've all heard the complaints about teachers: They're lazy, they get the whole summer off. What do they even do all day with those kids? It's not like they actually produce anything. Once they get tenure it's impossible to get rid of them no matter how terrible they are and the union backs them up….