Alumni op-ed on The Hechinger Report

| February 1, 2012

‘Shut up and teach’: The high stakes of teacher voice By Eric Shieh.

“Halfway through my third year of teaching music, in 2007, administrators in my St. Louis district decided to cut student time in the arts by 64 percent at the middle-school level as part of a plan to improve student test-scores. Appalled, I sent an email to my fellow arts teachers across the district asking what we were going to do…”