Well that title is short and too the point. Agenda 21 … The letter has been on the Internet for about a week, and it’s gone viral, so I thought I would put together a posting. I still remember what some of my teachers taught me in my earky years, and they left an lasting impression on me.
Increasingly teachers are speaking out against school reforms that they believe are demeaning their profession, and some are simply quitting because they have had enough.
Here is one resignation letter from a veteran teacher, Gerald J. Conti, a social studies teacher at Westhill High School in Syracuse, N.Y.
The letter, in full below, was published in the WashPost:
Mr. Casey Barduhn, Superintendent
Westhill Central School District
400 Walberta Park Road
Syracuse, New York 13219
Dear Mr. Barduhn and Board of Education Members:
It is with the deepest regret that I must…