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These 4 Phrases Will Make Life Easier for Teachers and Parents This Fall

Nerves are frayed. Many teachers, parents, students, staff, and community members are fraught with worry about what back-to-school will look like this...

LTL Ep. 15: The Boy Crisis in Our Schools – Getting Reopening Right (ft. Shawn Hardnett)

https://www.facebook.com/103231601056933/videos/340691767096179 After decades working in education, Shawn Hardnett could not ignore what he saw— school was simply not...

This Dad and Pastor Has Advice and Calming Words for Overwhelmed Parents

Parents across America are overwhelmed by the uncertainty around their children's education this fall. Many already know that their children will be,...

LTL Ep. 14: The Coming Year Has Parents Overwhelmed – This Dad and Pastor Has Some Advice

https://www.facebook.com/103231601056933/videos/796452057792262 Chris Butler is the father of four children. He and his wife have homeschooled them since the...

12 Tips for Parents Bracing for Online Classes (Again) This Fall

As a parent of a 6-year-old and a 12-year-old, a long-time homeschooler, and a professional online teacher, I have experience on both...

If You Want Justice, Teach Kids How to Read

In 1990, I was a brand-new teacher in an unusual environment: a Chicago alternative high school where teens and young adults could...

Districts Should Partner With Experienced Online Learning Providers and Save Us From a Train Wreck of a School Year

Last March, when so much of our lives moved from in-person work and learning to digital spaces, one group of students and...

When Home Is Not Safe, Why Some Children Need a Brick and Mortar School

The most terrifying and dangerous experiences I had as a child were at home.  I am not alone.  My mother battled demons, and...