High Schoolers Researching and Teaching True Columbus to 1st Graders

High Schoolers Researching and Teaching True Columbus to 1st Graders
One of the reasons that I decided to become a history teacher is because when I got to college I became so upset at the many things the history classes I took before that point didn’t teach me. One of the events that upset me the most was when I learned the true history of... Read more »

I Want Jon Burge’s Pension

I Want Jon Burge’s Pension
I want Jon Burge’s pension. Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was entrusted to protect but instead he and his Chicago Police Officers tortured over 100 Black men. Commander Burge and his crew of Chicago Police used torture to force confessions to crimes that 100 over Black men did not commit. To this day some of... Read more »

Closing Schools, Increasing Policing -The Chicago Way

Closing Schools, Increasing Policing -The Chicago Way
Chicago spends 40% of its entire operating budget on policing. In addition the city has paid out over $500 million on police brutality cases. On top of that Rahm thinks it a wise choice to spend $95 million more on a new cop academy. Meanwhile those that run Chicago Public Schools (don’t forget Rahm appoints... Read more »
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An Ode to the CPS Librarian

An Ode to the CPS Librarian
An ode to the dope librarian Gatekeeper to tranquility Checker of passes Keeper of calmness Provider of safety a place to research write read nap chill unwind Recommender of books Counselor for kids Now tech coordinator Changing with times Collaborator with teachers Will do any job that is asked Most out of love But also... Read more »