When a student calls the teacher ‘racist’ | Joanne

White Teachers, Here’s How to Handle Being Called Racist, writes Tom Rademacher, a former Minnesota Teacher of the Year, on Education Post.

His advice ranges from the sensible (don’t get defensive or cite all the black people who think you’re not racist) to the insanely “woke” (don’t argue lest you “use all your power and privilege to quiet the voice of a marginalized child”). And, if you’re upset by a false accusation, that’s just “White tears.”

Rademacher assumes that students who call teachers “racist” have noticed a real problem, that they’re not just saying “I dislike you” or “I…

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