Must Read! Colin Schumacher, a teacher at the Earth School in Néw York City, has written a thoughtful analysis
of the ethical responsibilities of a teacher in the context of what is happening.. What should a teacher do when the Governor and Legislature pass laws that harm children and require teachers to abandon their conscience?
"In these dire times of unethical decision-making by policy makers, it's important that teachers remain grounded in moral principles that have proven timeless in preserving the promise of public education. It has been painfully evident that union leadership has settled for political maneuvering rather than unwavering principle.
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)