I can not even begin to say how utterly crazy this seems to me.
Recently the University of Vermont hosted a debate tournament with over 150 debaters from 18 schools across the U.S. and Canada. That in and of itself is not crazy. What made it unique was that the tournament did not allow men.
Perhaps, even that is not crazy. Some of the reasoning struck me as odd though. Continue reading “Wrestling with another Safe Space. Where fear is greater than debate.”
Let me speak frankly. As a whole, I do not like school administrators. It is true. Certainly there are some wonderful administrators out there. Those who are, do a great job under tremendous pressure and those who don’t, are causing parents and students to suffer needlessly. And nowhere is that more apparent than the increasing use of the police and the juvenile justice system to address school disciplinary issues. Continue reading “Schools crack down and logic goes out the window.”