11/20/2017

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 […]

May 21, 2012: An Open Letter To Georgia’s Public School Teachers

I write to applaud you for having made it through another year in Georgia’s public schools.  Good for you.  Frankly, I wonder sometimes why you do what you do and then I remember that you are changing young lives for the better.  Not many of us can make that claim. Your rewards for your efforts […]

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, […]