Pete Shimazaki Doktor

An educator and parent on unpaid medical leave and in transition from public education.

War Is A Disaster, Not A Game Cory Lum/Civil Beat

War Is A Disaster, Not A Game

Defund militarism and invest in peacemakers if conflict resolution is truly the objective.

Whole Child Left Behind: How Hawaii’s ‘Model’ Approach Fails Kids Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Whole Child Left Behind: How Hawaii’s ‘Model’ Approach Fails Kids

The top-down, business model of public education that our state advances today is obsessed with mass testing, teacher evaluation and other dubious reform measures.