Teacher of the Year: “I quit”

Even the best teachers get tired of teaching.  The job is taxing enough of its own, but add systemic instability, top-down meddling, and less than stellar administration and you have the grease that speeds teachers toward the exit. In this post republished from Tom Rademacher, an English teacher in Minneapolis, MN., he shares what has pushed …

New Census data with age and race overlays

We’ve known for a while that America’s demographics are changing, especially in the South. We are “browning” and diversifying in culture, language, religion, and race. Though this is talked about often I rarely see much made of how the age split adds context to our changes. This video from Policy Link overlays age on the …