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The Writing on the Wall

There are a lot of junky, sentimental war memorials in Washington, D. C. The Vietnam Wall is unique and powerful because it simply lists the names of those who died: On and on and on in stark reality: Names.

Modest Proposal: To memorialize the current war against public education, engrave the names of all the teachers on the wall.

Think of the size of the wall we would need to record the names of the millions of students whose lives have been blighted by current education deform.

[Published: 2013-01-04]


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