It’s amazing how many of my freshman students do not know what the Holocaust is. This was not the case a decade ago. I worry this is a result of cutting/reducing k-8 Social Studies to focus more on tested subjects like Math. We need to reprioritize the Humanities.
To the Members of Congress who bring so much energy to means testing programs so that not one “extra” person gets assistance:
Where’s that energy for billionaires and corporations not paying anything in taxes?
Or is this not actually about being “fiscally responsible” 🤔
for standing up to this. It's like no one cares about my 2 too-young-for-vax kids (or my family's sanity). I was so looking forward to being able to take them to the grocery store and target again. Now I'm worried we won't be able to have in-person school.
I can't judge too much, because I can't "normal person dance" -- give me contemporary ballet choreo and I'm good, give me "dance music" and I just stand awkwardly. I can dance without choreography but that's still basically freestyle ballet/modern and not socially acceptable 😭
In our conversations with
folks about public education, we've been getting questions about what can be done at different levels of government. To help address some of those, we're doing a new
thread! So here it is:
Local 🌆vs.🏛️ State - A Thread🧵
If this year marks the first time that you’re not planning to spend the holidays with your folks—whether that’s because of the pandemic or for some other reason—and, uh, they don’t know that yet, here are some tips for telling them.