Category Archives: War on Youth

Mr. Gates: #EndHighStakesTesting – Teachers will win.

Dear Mr. Gates, I am entering my 20th year of public school teaching in middle school mathematics. I am recently National Board Certified. I have such an enthusiasm for teaching that two of my daughters also entered the profession. They … Continue reading

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Bill, too many children are waving white flags right now…

Dear Bill, I’ve read just a bit about your early life in Seattle – not enough to know how you dealt with economic downturns in those years, but enough to guess that, as one whose father was a lawyer and … Continue reading

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