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Steven Singer

Steven Singer

Steven Singer is a husband, father, teacher, blogger and education advocate. Singer is an 8th grade Language Arts teacher in western Pennsylvania. He is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher and has an MAT from the University of Pittsburgh. He is Director of the Research and Blogging Committee for the Badass Teachers Association. He is co-founder of the Pennsylvania-based education budget advocacy group T.E.A.C.H. (Tell Everyone All Cuts Hurt). He often writes at his own blog, gadflyonthewallblog.com.

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Doug Mastriano's Rootin' Tootin' School Shootin' Prevention Plan

The GOP nominee for governor in Pennsylvania wouldn't arm teachers with books, funding, or resources to teach—just guns.

Steven Singer ·


It's Simple: If You Don't Support Gun Control, You Support School Massacres

Our lawmakers stand by helpless whenever these tragedies occur because they are at the mercy of their donors.

Steven Singer ·


Top 5 Charter School Myths Debunked

We should take steps to end the charter school model and transition those schools that are working back to the authentic public school system that has served our students well for more than a century.

Steven Singer ·


After Over 4 Decades of Failure, Time to Ban This High-Stakes Standardized Testing Regime

If these standardized tests were going to work as all their backers claimed, they would have done so by now

Steven Singer ·


The Absurdity of Protecting Kids From the Holocaust Narrative 'Maus'

Your children don't need protection from the story of the Holocaust. They need protection from the Holocaust, itself. They need protection from it happening again—from the kind of violence and bigotry on the rise today.

Steven Singer ·


The Ongoing Humiliation of Underpaid Teachers Is a National Disgrace

The disrespect for teachers has been a fact of our society for decades.

Steven Singer ·


How I Triggered Bill Maher by Writing About White Supremacy and Standardized Tests

It seems to me that the HBO comedian wanted to make a joke about what a racially biased test question might look like—and whiffed at it pretty terribly.

Steven Singer ·


No, The Teachers Are Not Okay

The system is built on the backs of teachers. And we are ready to collapse.

Steven Singer ·

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