Thanks for the heads up on this. There are now 1584 signatures and rising,
> From: Eduardo Martinez <ezedmartin@...>
> Reply-To: KPFA Education Collective mailing list <kpfaed@...>
> Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2006 14:08:49 -0800 (PST)
> Subject: [KPFAed] Help get NCLB out of the classroom
> Susan Ohanian has created an Educator's Round Table to
> counter the Business Round Table that controls the
> direction of education through its manipulation of the
> purse strings. Their influence is from money; ours is
> from numbers of induvidual voices. Help turn the tide
> of outside influence in the classroom and give it back
> to the classroom teacher by joining in our efforts to
> make our legistators know that NCLB is a fiasco.
> This online petition is gathering momentum. Number of
> signatories went from 220 to 990 in 1 1/2 days, and
> we're just starting to get a snowball effect. Please
> sign and disseminate.
>> From: Susan Ohanian <susano@...>
>> I hope that everyone on this list will invite
> everyone on every other
>> list to sign on to the petition. If we can create
> momentum for voicing
>> dissatisfaction with NCLB, we can win. We MUST NOT
> remain silent. Huge
>> numbers are critical.
>> A disparate group coming from all sorts of
> perspectives produced this
>> petiton via e-mail. Is every t crossed and every i
> dotted the way I
>> would have done it? No. But it does not matter. The
> essence is there:
>> Frankly, I was surprised and impressed that people
> were able to ignore
>> their own egos to get this job done.
>> P. S. I just e-mailed all my relatives to sign. And
> hey, I can monitor
>> the list until they do it! (My husband still hasn't
> done it. This will
>> not stand.)
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