Critical race theory in schools? Puh-leeze.

I came across this recent tweet from Raymond Chang of the Asian American Christian Collaborative. He posted it on a visit to the Manzanar National Historical Site in the California desert.

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Asian American Sub Stories 1

No, that’s not Asian American Sob Stories, but Sub Stories – as in Substitute Teacher Stories. Of course, the two (Sob and Sub) aren’t mutually exclusive; every sub teacher, after all, has sob stories to tell.

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OC Board of Education Gets It Wrong

For background: https://voiceofoc.org/2020/07/oc-board-of-education-recommends-return-to-school-without-masks-or-social-distancing/. Image above by Julie Leopo for the Voice of OC.

I’m so saddened by the votes of Orange County Department of Education board members Tim Shaw, Mari Barke, Dr. Lisa Sparks, and Dr. Ken Williams. I don’t question that they want what’s best for kids. But the board majority made two big mistakes: they curtly dismissed a clear preponderance of scientific evidence and seemed to lack empathy for concerned teachers and many frightened parents.

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