What is Higher Education Worth?

With National Higher Education Month on the horizon, I want to tell you what I think about the decline in support for public higher education. For me, the real story is why we are seeing this failure by state lawmakers and powerful people. More…

Welcome Back

Fall begins, and I find that I must again fight the urge to break into a school, sneak into a classroom and put up a bulletin board. More…

You Belong Here

What we are seeing is unimaginable on many levels.  The cruelty of separating families.  The senseless fear and trauma experienced by thousands of children that will impact them for the rest of their lives.  But the most unimaginable for me is that this is being done by our government intentionally. More…

HLN: Lily talks student walkouts

The adults can all learn something from the brave students who are saying enough is enough about gun violence. What they’re teaching us today is “if you’re going to be a good citizen, and you see something wrong, speak out about it,” said NEA President Lily Eskelsen García on HLN March 14, 2018.

#ThankYouStudents

Please say #ThankYouStudents for speaking up and demanding an end to gun violence in schools. More…