Rachael Warecki is an M.F.A. candidate at Antioch University and a Teach For America alumna. She has blogged about education for the LA Times. She speaks Spanish, loves Los Angeles, and has a healthy obsession with softball and the state of Ohio.
On Race in Education, Part 3: The Long-Term Effect
The link between race and the criminal justice system.
On Race in Education, Part 2: Segregation and Expectations
What happens when school districts are essentially segregated?
Race in Education, Part I: Racial-Academic Identity
On being white at a non-white school.
Why the United States Needs Teachers’ Unions
An interview with a former union representative.
Why Race to the Top Is as Potentially Damaging as No Child Left Behind
Examining the new and just-as-controversial legislation.
Let’s Treat Teachers Like the Professionals They Are
Analyzing the pros and cons of merit pay.