Letters to the Next President
Scott McLeod is encouraging edubloggers to write a letter to the next president. Bill Ferriter (characteristically) wastes no time, telling the candidates to stop placing the blame for schools' woes solely on teachers:
I think successfully educating all children in America requires something more than sounding warning bells and asking teachers to “pull up their boot straps” time and again. For me, improving education means being willing to significantly rethink how “school” is done in our country.