Ms. Katie's Ramblings
Friday, August 29, 2014
Parents of Chicago: Questions You Must Ask About Your Child’s School This Year
1) How many teachers/staff left the year before and why? Schools all over Chicago are in chaos...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Chicago’s Arctic Freeze Brings Up the Question: What is the Purpose of Schools?
An interesting discussion broke out over the recent announcement by the Chicago Public Schools to keep schools open despite a dangerous ext...
Sunday, July 7, 2013
Speech for 7/4 Rally: The Fight Against Austerity
Below is the copy of a speech I gave during a rally against Austerity outside Mayor Emanuel's home. Here are a couple links to new...
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The Exhaustion of The Longest School Day
I received this blog post from a special educator currently working in the Chicago Public Schools. The writer wished to remain anonymous, ...
Friday, February 1, 2013
A Shout-Out to Education Activists
This piece was originally posted at http://atthechalkface.com/2013/02/01/a-shout-out-to-education-ac...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Teaching in the Time of Obedience
Last night on facebook, I lamented about becoming a teacher during the craziness that is corporate education reform. I wrote: " I am i...
Friday, December 28, 2012
Make No Mistake, Corporate Ed Reform is Hurting Kids
Corporate Education Reform hurts children. This truth needs to be said a million times over. No longer can we allow reformers to hide behi...
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