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Re: [KPFAed] Help get NCLB out of the classroom

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  • Marilyn Langlois
    Eduardo, Thanks for the heads up on this. There are now 1584 signatures and rising, Marilyn
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 25, 2006
      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.
      > Pete
      >> 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.
      >> http://www.petitiononline.com/1teacher/petition.html
      >> Susan
      >> 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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