Families of Color Have a Lot to Worry About. Teachers Doing Stupid, Racist Things Shouldn’t Be One of Them

Nate Bowling, TU Director of Government Relations, has been thinking a lot about the emotional labor that parents of color have to endure in 2018. Unfortunately, it’s not hard to find evidence of teachers contributing to this as they exhibit “bad judgment and racist tom-foolery,” both straining the trust parents put into schools and undermining our profession. Educators must hold each other accountable and demand better of our colleagues.