Welcome to my world. Literally. This is the view from my deck.
I am a retired music teacher from Michigan, who lives and breathes education policy and practice. I firmly believe that–for all its flaws–public education is America’s best idea. A fully public, fully funded education (no turning away the ‘hard to educate’ who may be no such thing). A public education for everyone, no matter what they bring to the table. It’s fundamental.
[…] and inequity of school finance, but I didn’t realize it at the time. I was operating on the ‘Be True to Your School’ model of pride and loyalty, rah rah, sis boom bah. It never occurred to me that, because I lived on […]