Category Archives: Impatient Optimists

Corporate America Might Need Common Core, But Our “Outputs” Don’t

“Kill poverty not human beings.  Stop putting the value of money over the value of lives.” – Mahatma Gandhi December 8, 2013 Dear Allan Golston, This is in response to your editorial America’s Businesses Need the Common Core, which was posted … Continue reading

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Teachers are Reaching Out to Bill and Melinda, Impatient Optimists: Will they respond?

Good morning, Bill and Melinda ~ Katie and I have just posted a note to you on your blog, Impatient Optimists.  Our note follows: On June 8, 2012, Linda Shaw of the Seattle Times put you on the front page … Continue reading

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