scifi

September 7, 2014
cambridge

Why Was Cambridge Teacher Patrick McLaw Suspended?

September 3, 2014 - Segment 5 - We continue our conversation about the Cambridge, Maryland middle school teacher, Patrick McLaw, who was suspended from his teaching duties supposedly for writing a scifi novel about a school shooting that takes place in the year 2902. Recent news updates, though, suggest that this is not the whole story. We talk about what this means for free speech of teachers and the critical potential of scifi.