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Going Beyond Jonathan Kozol's Manifesto: How Can We Overcome the Weapons of Mass Destruction

Posted: 2007-10-09

I posted this essay once before. I urge you to read it again.



In an August 2007 essay, Rich Gibson pointed out that "Voting will not solve the problems we face. Worse things could be done than casting a ballot, but voting should be at the bottom of the activist list."



Rich observes that teachers have the power to stop NCLB and to get the military out of our schools. Yes, Teachers.



Read his essay.



Let's take back our schools. Talk is not enough. As the Democrats have proven, neither is voting.

















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