Discussing Dixie: A Teachable Moment

Discussing Dixie: A Teachable Moment

Our Southern Schooling columnists — Adam Jordan and Todd Hawley — have some challenges for public-school teachers in our region, who, in the wake of Charlottesville, are wrestling with how to teach about institutional racism and hate groups. They also offer some tools to help teachers get it done.

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Let’s Stop Failing Schools

Let’s Stop Failing Schools

Today, our Southern Schooling columnists argue that all the talk about “failing” schools draws too much attention away from the folks working to make our public schools — particularly in urban and rural areas — into great learning environments. They’re tired of it, and offer suggestions about how to move beyond the poisoned rhetoric.

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