The Tragedy of Baseball and Teaching

The Tragedy of Baseball and Teaching

I like baseball.   It’s a sport largely based around chance and failure.  No matter how pretty the swing, no matter how hard the collision between bat and ball, success is not guaranteed.  The best hitters in history failed to do their job about 60% of the time....
The Future Betsy DeVos Wants

The Future Betsy DeVos Wants

Ever wonder what our public school system would be like if Betsy DeVos and her Koch-affiliated cronies designed it? Well, wonder no more!  Join us for a glimpse into the future Betsy DeVos wants…         Think Tank by Cade Elkins      ...
The Chicago Way!

The Chicago Way!

Score another victory for teachers!  As of today, Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Teachers Union reached a tentative agreement (pending union member approval) which will end an 11-day strike in the third largest school district in the United States.   More than...
Mr. Bueller’s Day Off! Why teachers miss work …

Mr. Bueller’s Day Off! Why teachers miss work …

Teacher absenteeism a problem?  Not exactly.  Metro News and other local news outlets recently questioned rates of attendance for teachers in the Mountain State.  Teachers in West Virginia, make no mistake, do not feel guilty about using your legally entitled sick...
Our new website!

Our new website!

Hello, Thanks for visiting our new website. Please pardon our dust as we continue to enhance the experience and generate new content. Thanks, Future of 55 PAC Web Admin