Tag Archives: Barack Obama

“What sober person gives standardized tests to a kindergartner? Ever meet a 5-year-old?” – Part 1

Dear Bill and Melinda, It is no surprise that 522 + people find the headlines to Nerissa Ediza’s tweet horrifying. Her question is so rational and yet, what is irrational is what is actually happening behind the closed doors of our kindergarten classrooms — testing … Continue reading

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The Hubris of Bill Gates

Dear Bill Gates, IF, after 10 more years of destroying our nation’s public education system, you DO determine that you have made some grand mistakes that affected nearly all Americans negatively, and having in the meantime lined your own pockets … Continue reading

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