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Jason Collins, a free agent for the NBA, publicly declared today that he is gay and, as a teacher, I am grateful. I thought all day today about the students …
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Spirit of the Law

Audrie Pott’s suicide has been all over the news recently following the arrest of three Saratoga High School boys who allegedly participated in her sexual assault last September. This case, …
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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Recently, I had an opportunity to appear on NBC Bay Area’s show,  Class Action, a local take on issues of national importance in public education. I’ve appeared on the show …
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Higher Callings

I did not become a teacher for the money. For their sake, I hope no one else did. I did not do it for the recognition or the glory. I …
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Great Expectations

The San Jose Mercury News published an inspiring story this week about a teacher in San Jose who is raising funds to bring retired astronaut José Hernández to speak at …
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