Wayne Wlodarski, a labor relations consultant for OEA, is asking teachers and all other citizens to make a New Year’s resolution in support of public education.
He, with permission, turned a Network for Public Education (NPE) statement into the attached resolution:
I BELIEVE that public education is the pillar of our democracy. I believe in the common school envisioned by Horace Mann. A common school is a public institution, which nurtures and teaches all who live within its boundaries, regardless of race, ethnicity, creed, sexual orientation or learning ability. All may enroll – regardless of when they seek to enter the school or where they were […]Full Story... →
Ode to Donald Trump and Steve Bannon
The gingham hog and the calico bat
side by side in the White House sat;
’Twas half-past twelve, and (what do you think!)
Not one nor the other
had slept a wink!
The old Dutch clock and the Chinese plate
appeared to know as sure as fate
There was going to be a terrible spat.
(I was n’t there; I simply state
What was told to me by the Chinese plate,)
The gingham hog tweeted “Drat! Drat! Drat!”
And the calico bat flapped its wings like […]Full Story... →