Indy K12 Articles

indy k12January 2017, I began writing for Indy K12 (formerly called Indy/Ed), an education publication that is part of the Citizen Education network.  I am humbled to be part of a network of educators and parents who are advocates for the least of these in the world of education.

Below, you can read my 2019 Indy K12 articles.

Click here to read my 2018 articles.

Click here to read my 2017 articles including my viral piece, “Teachers Quit Principals, Not Schools” which has been viewed over 1,000,000 times.

4/17/2019 When Lesson Plans Go Wrong
4/14/2019 Principals, If Your Teachers Want to Leave, Let Them Go
4/11/2019 IPS Receives $1 Million Donation
4/9/2019 Removing a Teacher Licensure Exam as a Requirement Doesn’t Address Why Some Teachers of Color Aren’t Passing
4/8/2019 Your School’s Library Should be the Heart of Your School’s Community
3/26/2019 When School Discipline Goes Wrong
3/25/2019 Lawmakers Approve Bill To Improve Safety of Students Who Ride the Bus
3/24/2019 Relax Teachers and Enjoy Your Spring Break
3/22/2019 Indiana Educators Shot with Fake Bullets to Prepare for School Shootings
3/19/2019 Teachers, Keep Going
3/17/2019 Don’t Forget the Unsung Heroes of Women’s History Month
3/15/2019 How are We Empowering Girls in the Classroom?
3/13/2019 A Stolen Education
3/9/2019 When Schools Retaliate Against Teachers, Everyone Loses
3/6/2019 You Have to Teach Behavior Just Like You Teach Academics
2/26/2019 Educators, When Black History Month Comes to an End, Continue to Use Diverse Texts
2/22/2019 Battle of the Books Pros and Cons. Is This Competition Really Worth the Time?
2/21/2019 Teachers, Stop Provoking Students
2/20/2019 When Kids are Traumatized at School
2/19/2019 Beyond Black History Month
2/18/2019 Governor Holcomb, Where are the Teachers on Your Teacher Compensation Commission?
2/17/2019 Literacy and Libraries are Intertwined, so Why do Schools Keep Cutting Librarian Jobs Especially in Schools Where Students are Mostly of Color?
2/14/2019 Build a Love of Reading on International Book Giving Day
2/6/2019 Elwood, Indiana Superintendent Resigns
2/1/2019 World Read Aloud Day 2019
1/31/2019 Mentors Matters
1/29/2019 Educators Should Not Justify Blackface
1/24/2019 School Choice is about Doing What is Best for Your Children: It is Not about Public Charter Schools Vs. Traditional Public Schools
1/21/2019 My Dream for My Children
1/20/2019 What is Happening in Catholic Schools?
1/19/2019 If We are Going to Shut Down the Government, Shut it Down to Build Up Our Schools, Not to Build a Wall
1/15/2019 Parents, What is Your Family’s Academic Plan?
1/13/2019 Parents, Instead of Participating in #SurvivingRKelly Conversations Online, Have Body Safety Talks with Your Children
1/10/2019 What Will Happen to Indianapolis Schools Slated to Exit State Takeover?
1/8/2019 So You Let Black Boys Wear Dreadlocks, but When are You Going to Stop Kicking Them out of Class?