Category Archives: Dialogue with Teachers

Reign of Error: Diane Ravitch vs. Bill Gates

image courtesy of Dear Bill and Melinda, Our hopes were dashed when you ignored our invitation to attend Diane Ravitch’s Reign of Error Book Tour in Seattle tonight.  Your silence and your continued lack of response to any one … Continue reading

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Beginning the School Year: Building a Strong Social and Emotional Foundation

Freedom to Teach, Freedom to Learn: A Year at Mission Hill Chapter 2: Beginning the Year Dear readers, As you will see in chapter two of A Year at Mission Hill, at the beginning of the school year the teachers … Continue reading

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School Counselor: Your efforts are destroying young minds and a national treasure, our public schools!

To Bill and Melinda Gates: Please wake up and truly consider what thousands of professional educators are saying about high-stakes testing: It needs to stop! I am a school counselor just down the road from you.  I work in one … Continue reading

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Open up a dialogue with people who are actually in the trenches daily–TEACHERS

To Bill and Melinda Gates: I would like to thank for your years of supporting education and schools around the world. But at this time, I do not think that you are supporting education in the United States with your … Continue reading

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