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Educator: 'When my students learned I was once a soldier, they fell for many of the pervasive stereotypes of veterans.' Why that's a problem and how we can fix it.

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

The release last month of a 177-page report by President Trump's Federal Commission on School Safety sparked controversy with its recommendation that school systems consider arming teachers and other personnel, and that an Obama-era initiative meant to reduce racial disparities in school discipline be rescinded.

The commission, led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, also had dozens of other recommendations that got less coverage, including one that urged schools to hire more military vete...