Listening to American students break down over how badly school systems have failed them this past year has dredged up a lot of memories I’d prefer to forget. Because I can’t, I might as well put them to good use.

Public school failed me. I want to clarify that not every teacher or staff member I interacted with was terrible. In fact, the few good teachers I did encounter over 13 years of public education were truly righteous women and men. My grandmother-in-law at 89 still dreams of how she could improve her teaching skills, she loved her job so…

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Mother, wife, writer & intellectual. A cross between Amanda King & Camille Paglia with strong Dudeist influences. Total pop culture Anglophile.

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