Andi Venn


New Health Order Makes the COVID Vax Essentially Mandatory for TK-12 School Employees

“Simon Says” get a vaccine, and if you do not obey, life will be made increasingly uncomfortable. It is not a game, and it is certainly not fun.

An ACE in the Hand of Childhood Trauma

“It is easier to build strong children than to heal broken men,” Frederick Douglass once said. Douglass spoke of a generation living in the 1800s, but the same seems to ring true today. Oprah, Christian radio, media outlets, and more all appear to have something to say about childhood trauma. Although the idea is sadly nothing new.

Selling the Christian Community on SEL (Social-Emotional Learning)

K-12 schools serve the Frozen generation, children and adolescents who have grown up with “Let It Go” as their anthem. Perhaps it is not surprising that Social-Emotional Learning has become a hot topic in education in order to support students who have spent their youth singing lyrics like, “let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back anymore.”   

No Mask? No School for You!

conjuring images of that classic Seinfeld episode called “The Soup Nazi,” where a small take-out restaurant owner made the most delicious soup in all of Manhattan.

You’re Fired? The High Price of Free Speech and Social Media

Free speech is under attack in this country.

Be Heard: A Guide to Making Public Comments at School Board Meetings

Masks in schools, Critical Race Theory, social distancing, and vaccinations are among the many polarizing issues impacting public schools.

Pregnant Minors Can Have an Abortion without Parental Knowledge

I am sitting in a training for K-12 educators and suddenly overcome by emotion. My eyes well up with tears, waves of nausea grip my stomach, and my face pales in pain. These changes in my demeanor are almost imperceptible over Zoom, hidden by a small screen and masked by the flawless filter.

How the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Tramples School Liberty

The very organization that claims to protect civil liberties is really using scare tactics to redefine “liberty” and overstep the boundaries of their own jurisdiction.

Critical Race Theory Through the Lens of a Christian Educator

Choices do matter. Effort matters. Individuals matter. Critical Race Theory would have us think otherwise.

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