Dearest American Education Research Association (AERA): This week, I received yet another solicitation to renew my membership to AERA. And once again, I will ignore this email and decline membership renewal. But this is the first time I’ve chosen to respond. In this message, AERA is being touted as the following: Your membership helps make a difference […]

I know I’ve discussed the existential crisis I am having as a “junior” faculty member. Funny how I’m 33 years old and am referred to as a junior. Whatever. In any case, I view what occurred at the SOS March this past weekend and I reflect on the teaching I did in a charter school […]