'The Badass Teachers Association
, which represents a network of over 70,000 teachers and education activists throughout the US propose White House Conference
immediately Public K-12 Education requires infrastructure overhaul. Public school teachers are this country’s first responders
against the effects of poverty.Please send this Action Network letter to your federal lawmaker now!
We stand firmly against the serious harm being perpetrated to public education by both corporate privatization and right wing fiscal starvation policies. The current political rhetoric strengthens our resolve to reclaim the rights of all children
to a free public education. We focus on the many reasons poverty is claiming the lives and health of our children, and we focus on keeping our K-12 schools from privatization and the target of under-funding.'
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)