11/18/2017

August 4, 2014: A Fresh Reminder Of Why Teaching Is A Noble Profession

Dear Georgia Public School Teachers: It is new school year but, alas, the same old impediments: An out-of-touch federal bureaucracy; ideological state legislators who choose not to send their kids to public schools but intend to tell you how and what to teach, and a society that values reality television more than quality education. Sometimes […]

August 5, 2013: School Teachers: They’re Grasshoppers in an Elephant Fight

Dear Public School Teachers: As you head back to the classroom for the new school year, I would like to tell you that things have changed for the better but I would be fibbing. Budgets will continue to shrink, classroom sizes will increase and the ignoramuses among us will still expect you to close the […]

Jun. 1, 2009: An Open Letter To Georgia’s Public School Teachers

AN OPEN LETTER TO GEORGIA’S PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS Congratulations on completing – no, make that “surviving” – another year in Georgia’s public schools. As some of you know, I have a son and a son-in-law who are high school science teachers. I don’t know why they – and you – do it. On second thought, […]