Education LPS Published

Lincoln is paying a shockingly terrible company tens of thousands of dollars to find a new superintendent

The consulting firm has selected superintendents who lost accreditation for their districts, mishandled abuse cases, and allowed special education students to be beaten, and is led by a former superintendent who cost his district $6 million.

Black Lives Matter Education misogyny racism

‘Contradictory focus of’ Remarks from Pius X Administration

On Wednesday, a Pius X student published an opinion article in the school newspaper* titled “Contradictory focus of Black Lives Matter.” The overtly racist column caused a stir, with statements such as, “The Black Lives Matter movement, to fulfill their stated mission, would do more for their cause by focusing on countering Planned Parenthood propaganda […]

COVID-19 Education

Board of Ed. Says Hands Are Tied: BDSM or Passing the Buck?

On Tuesday, the State Board of Education declined a request from the Nebraska State Education Association to mandate masks in all Nebraska schools.  The petition was further-reaching though: the Board was asked to instate a mask mandate, as well as to develop strategies for online and remote technology, to require all sick children and adults […]

#fuckPeteRicketts COVID-19 misogyny

Cleaning Up Pete’s Mess Is Not Women’s Work

While we might shy away from a term like “women’s work,” we all know what the work of women entails: the unpaid labor of raising children and maintaining a household; the low-wages of nursing, teaching, and other care work; and the often-voluntary nature of community organizing, grassroots campaigns, and charity.  Whether or not we call it […]