Rachel Tabachnick

Alabama State Senator: Pay Increases for Teachers are Against 'Biblical Principle'

Cross-posted with permission from Talk2Action. By K12NN contributor Rachel Tabachnick. This is a new twist on “biblical economics” that I’ve not heard before.  According to Alabama State Sen. Shadrack McGill, a 62% pay increase for the state’s legislators in 2007 was  necessary, but large increases in teachers’ pay would violate “a biblical principle.” McG... »

Introducing Four New Contributors to K12NN

Two teachers, a student, and an independent scholar of religion and the First Amendment join K12NN as contributors. »

Preview of "School Choice: Taxpayer-Funded Creationism, Bigotry, and Bias"

School voucher efforts back by religious extremists that use taxpayer money (and corporate tax credits) to fund creationism and religious bigotry at private schools. These efforts are most active in PA and FL, although efforts are afoot in several states. »