The New McCarthyists

Some of Idaho’s legislators are reenacting a dark and sinister time in American history, putting on a display of silly politics at the expense of public education. This time, instead of federal bureaucrats, teachers are the target of a wild goose chase. During the 1950s Senator Joseph McCarthy led performative investigative hearings to fetter out…

Early Childhood Education

Our son was six months when he was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow anywhere on the nervous system. The disorder is one of “wait and see” as every case is entirely different. But right away, it became apparent that our son was not developing as fast as other kids.…

Response to Mr. Doyle Beck’s Guest Opinion and a message for the Idaho House of Representatives regarding HB 174 and their fear of teacher labor unions.

HB 174 is a bill that TARGETS teachers. It is an anti-teacher, anti-education bill that basically declares war on Idaho’s public schools and professional educators. As Senator Dave Lent stated during the Senate Education Committee hearing, this bill could very well be the last straw for many educators. Unfortunately, I have to count myself among that…