Teacher Strikes in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s

Teacher Unions provided a platform for negotiations between the teachers and the Board of Education. Without the Unions the Boards of Education would have the teachers working for practically nothing in salary. When local boards of education and the local politics take hold of a district very little good can come from it in teacher…

Mrs. Lee the kind Home Economics teacher at Cucamonga JHS

Mrs. Lee was the Home Economics teacher at Cucamonga JHS in the 1960’s and 1970’s. She taught Cooking and Sewing skills classes. When every any teacher wanted to go to China Town in New York City, they first went to Mrs. Lee. She would write Mandarin on the back of a business card of a…

The Junior High, TV script and the novel

Last summer I went to Las Vegas to do a movie pitch for my novel, The Junior High, based on the years I was a teacher in New York State 1960-1990. The movie producers liked my book pitch for a movie or TV script and gave it highest honors with the suggestion that I make…