Category: Advocacy

  • In Defense of Public Education

    All of the public schools in the United States of America, from kindergarten through doctoral programs in higher education, should be free of charge and open to anyone with sufficient intellectual curiosity and merit.   Instead, the Republican establishment has doubled down on school privatization efforts, and our president-elect looks as if he will continue […]

  • Open Letter To Save German Language Education in the Iowa City Schools

    As a German instructor and an alumnus of the Iowa City School District (’00), I feel obliged to post this open letter of protest against the closing of the German program in the Iowa City Schools.   April 11, 2014 Dear Superintendent Stephen Murley and the Board of the Iowa City School District,   We […]