These are not my words, not my thoughts, but the ponderings of Mark Pontoni, a northern Michigan teacher that I admire. His words resonated with me today.
Eight years ago today, I was in my first year of teaching at Gaylord High School. I was teaching an American Government class, and it had been a very eventful first semester. The historic election of Barack Obama, I was told by a student, was due to his being “half-white” since black people are […]