Parent activists in New Jersey have written the President.
I just sent mine, direct to the White House, under my own name. I named my district, too.
I described the same push-out practices that finally got the superintendent of El Paso Independent School District charged, and I explained how what they got in my district was a congratulatory visit from Arne Duncan.
I asked him to get back to me, but I’m not holding my breath.
You just have to go to this page, and submit with your name and contact information:
Colleagues who are considering anonymity at this time, out of concern for your jobs, please follow my lead in this. We’re asking Obama to stand up and risk his job, you know. We’re asking him to find the courage to finally defy the 1% who own the newspapers, super pacs, and politicians.
Yes, I’m going to vote for him whether he can rise to the office or not. Yes, the alternative is too awful to tolerate. But it’s more than that.
I do support him, I want him to become the change I know he wants to see. It’s the only way to win.
Obama is going to fall on his feet no matter what happens. I, on the other hand, have already fallen flat on my face. I am unemployed, over-educated, and over 60. I did sign my name to my letter the other day when I sent it off to Anthony Cody. On that day, I was accepting that no one was going to really read my letter but that perhaps the volume of letters mattered. Today, I cling to the hope that I will teach again but just barely, hence anonymity Realistically, if by some miracle I found a teaching job, I would be wondering what I had been thinking in short order. These days no sane person would choose to teach. I guess I’ve pegged myself because I would.
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