Here, Michael Addonizio, an education policy expert at Wayne State University, provides insight on the current state of teacher salaries, whether a collective raise is in order and how one might be achieved.
Category Archives: opinion
Lack of Diversity in Clinical Trials is Leaving Women and Patients of Color Behind and Harming the Future of Medicine | Opinion
As Yamamoto said, “Precision medicine will fail if we don’t address those issues in a head-on way.”
Fear and Loathing in the Arizona Legislature | Opinion
They’re terrified that their policy proposals are deeply unpopular. Terrified of facing even a tiny bit of accountability. Terrified of anyone knowing what they’re doing or who they’re talking to.
Environmental Racism in Arizona, Fueled By the Presence of Military Bases | Opinion
As a global phenomenon, environmental racism occurs when communities of color are disproportionately impacted by toxic exposure because of the neighborhoods they live in.
A Social Media Expert Explains How Mastodon Works and Why It Won’t Be a New Twitter | Opinion
In the wake of Elon Musk’s noisy takeover of Twitter, people have been looking for alternatives to the increasingly toxic microblogging social media platform. Many of those fleeing or hedging their bets have turned to Mastodon, which has attracted hundreds of thousands of new users since Twitter’s acquisition.
How Much Can Public Schools Control What Students Wear? | Opinion
School dress codes can be harmful to LGBTQ students and students of color, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress. These codes can lead school officials to punish these two groups for simply who they are or for expressing themselves.
Universal Vouchers Dramatically Defund and Divide | Opinion
75% of families seeking new Empowerment Scholarship Accounts have never stepped foot in a public school.