Black History Month

John Spencer Current Affairs

I hate the term "loud music trial." It makes it sound like somehow the decibel level provoked the violence, like maybe the homicide was at least somewhat justified. The facts remain. A white man shot unarmed black teenagers. Jordan Davis

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A District, A Salary Schedule, and Decompression: An Interview with Robbie Ramirez

Amethyst Hinton Sainz Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Teacher Leadership

I interview teacher-leader Robbie Ramirez about the effects of salary compression in her district. She provides a personal story which makes it clear why decompressing the salaries of veteran teachers should be a top priority in districts which have made painful budget choices in the past several years.

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