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Kickball & Other Games Adults Play with Education Reform
Happy to hear another Black mom's smart voice added to the ed-reform discussion!
In response to your statement: "I can guarantee that I was listening closely for an earth shattering rebuttal to 'Waiting for Superman', but I still have (?) heard one." Please have a look at the Grass Roots Movement's (GEMS's) documentary entitled, "The INCONVENIENT TRUTH BEHIND WAITING FOR SUPERMAN." It's being shown by the teachers and community parent leaders involved in the making. For a screening schedule, check out Norm Scott's ED Notes online or http://gemnyc.org. We invite you also to check out The Mothers' Agenda NY (aka The MANY) at www.wearethemany.org, and www.icope.org.
The kickball analogy is spot on! Brings me right back to elementary school. The top 1% has been making the decisions and calling the shots for too long. They are so disconnected from what it means to live within reasonable means. Wall Street is a perfect example of that. Trading debt as securities is a classical example of irresponsible business practices. I'm currently working towards my Master's of Education online at this site: http://www.cu-portland.edu/ and as a future teacher, I hope a mini-revolution of sorts sweeps this nation and that 1% realizes they're there because of the rest of us!
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