Category Archives: Resistance

It’s My Anniversary, But I Won’t Stop Fighting Your Reforms Until the Sun Sets on Your #ReignOfError

Dear Bill and Melinda, It’s my 20th wedding anniversary today, but on a day when I ought to be celebrating — just like every day — I found myself talking to my husband about the damages of your corporate reforms. … Continue reading

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The 12 Steps to Recovery for Teachers Under the Influence of Corporate Education Reform

Dear Bill and Melinda, There is a disease in public education. Some of us are now addicted to corporate education reform. For those wondering how to tell whether you are suffering from this disease, we recommend the following self-assessment: A … Continue reading

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This is my last day – Ron Maggiano

Dear Bill and Melinda, I have quit teaching because I can no longer cooperate with the standardized testing regime that is destroying creativity and innovation in our schools. Today was my last day. Here is my story: Award-winning Virginia teacher: … Continue reading

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Recognition for Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates

Dear all, Susan and I so appreciate Valerie Strauss’ Washington Post Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates profile of our website as well as Diane Ravitch’s strong endorsement on her blog An Amazing Website: Teachers’ Letters to Bill Gates We appreciate … Continue reading

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