There has been a lot of unnecessary hand-wringing surrounding the results of the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher which found that teacher job satisfaction has reached an all-time low.  Let’s look at the data from a different perspective. Nearly forty percent of teachers LOVE their work. To which I say, “And why shouldn’t they?” […]

Like so many Americans, I recently had the flu. While I was sick, I noticed that after I threw up, I felt much better.  Now recovered, I’ve been reflecting on how the experience of vomiting relates to public education. In my opinion, there is nothing wrong with our education system that a little purging couldn’t […]