This superintendent saw the scores on the Common Core tests and hit the ceiling. He was not shy in contacting his legislators and parents to tell them that he smelled a rat. The state commissioner predicted a 30-37% fall in scores last fall, and lo and behold, there was a 30-37% fall in scores.

Superintendent Joseph V. Rella of the Comsewogue School District in Long Island joins the honor roll today, for his courage, his clear thinking, and his willingness to stand up to the bullies in Albany.

Here are his letters.