Time to Take a Look at Your Dress Code – Education Article

Listen to my interview with Coshandra Dillard and Marcus Campbell (transcript): Sponsored by Listenwise and OneNote Class Notebook   A couple months ago, I saw two different news stories that broke my heart. Both were about dreadlocks. The first story was about Andrew Johnson, a high school wrestler in New Jersey who wore his hair in cheekbone-length dreadlocks. Moments before Johnson was about to go to the mat for a match, the referee told him he wouldn’t be allowed to…

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I’m a Teacher and My Child is a Trans-Man – Education Article

I have a confession to make.  I’ve sat on a “secret” for a while, trying to figure out how to understand it.  It’s taken me a LONG time to get to this point, but it has to be said.  My oldest child, age 23, born Lauren, is a trans-man named Christian. As a conservative, religious teacher, there are so many moving pieces to this puzzle for me. I know what my political party “believes” about this. I know what my…

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