Let’s Talk About Special Education Kids and Suspensions

Why are so many special education kids being suspended? And what can we do about it? Writing for you on this drizzly day here in Eugene. It’s been such a busy time for me, probably you, too. But here and there things have managed to creep in, catch my eyes and tell me I need […]

NEA’s Stand: Just Say No, School-To-Prison Pipeline.


I met Leslie Van Houghten. It’s not something I often talk about. Tonight, it has resonance. There comes a time we must reach deeply into our hearts and souls and reflect on common truths. Recent violent events in our country trouble us all. I know we wake up and wonder what’s happening next to test […]