John Thompson

Guest Blogger

Education Blogger

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Dr. John Thompson earned his doctorate at Rutgers in U.S. History and taught in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for 20 years, where he was an award-winning inner city high school teacher. His book, “A Teacher’s Tale,” is scheduled for publication in 2015.

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Posted Mar. 30, 2015

John Thompson: A Teacher Proposes a Different Framework for Accountability

Since Education Post publicly launched last September, we have had the privilege of getting to know people across the policy…

By John Thompson

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Posted Nov. 18, 2014

Klein Should Listen to Experts He Cites

Editor’s Note: Education Post believes that open, honest dialogue among people who don’t always agree is a needed step toward…

By John Thompson

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Posted July 2, 2020

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“Independence Day” is upon us. But Black fam’, before we get geeked to partake in such traditions as backyard barbecues and celebratory fireworks commemorating a…

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Posted July 2, 2020

Seriously, Betsy? The Civil Rights Act

On Friday U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a statement celebrating the 56th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, passed in 1957 by a Republican-controlled…

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Posted June 29, 2020

If You Really Want to Make a Difference in Black Lives, Change How You Teach White Kids

The latest episodes of police murdering Black people have my chest burning like a building set ablaze. My heart is hot, my stomach churns. My…

By Nahliah Webber

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