Thanks to the tireless effort of education activist, the general public is on to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. People know Emanuel is bad news when it comes to public education. Of course, Mayor Emanuel worked hard to cement his reputation – by … Continue reading Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wants Seniors to Have a Plan for the Future in Order to Graduate. Chris Reykdal, Washington State’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Just Passed a Similar Requirement for 8th Graders.
Dear Mukilteo School Board members, Over the two weeks before our district graduations, I wrote and implored you to allow students who have not yet met standards via these tests to be allowed at graduation. This was not the first … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Mukilteo School Board: Sometimes Doing the Right Thing Means Breaking the Rules and Allowing Kids to Walk in Graduation with Their Peers.