Browsing All posts tagged under »secular school«

When MAGA Claus Came To Town

February 12, 2021


An allegory about TRUTH & LIES

Secular Citizenship: Good Trouble

October 11, 2020


As the national election nears, we can reflect on the roles we play as secular citizens

Darwin Day: Keep Public Schools Secular

February 12, 2020


One of the American ideals that I hold most sacred is the separation between church and state, as laid out in the 1st Amendment to the USA Constitution. As a classroom teacher in a public school, I have encountered situations where adults with religious beliefs were clearly over the line in promoting religion in public […]

Identity Erasure

January 30, 2020


“Come out! Come out, whoever you are! Closets are for clothes! Be proud of who you are!” In my classroom, every. single. student. was guaranteed, through policy, protocol, and advocacy, their right to free and full expression of their identity, no matter what. It wasn’t true everywhere at school. I remember how one principal tried […]