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[Susan notes: Wow! What a letter.

Read it and rejoice.]

Submitted to but not published

To Rod Paige

Mr. Paige --

I am a 23-year classroom veteran, a National Board Certified Teacher, a delegate the past three years to the National Education Association Representative Assembly and a Marine Infantry Combat Veteran of Vietnam.

I am not a terrorist.

You are a cheat as a school superintendent, a hack as a pedagogue and a dunce as a cabinet officer.

And you're really bad at apologies.

Let's see if you're smart enough to resign before the White House dumps you?

Kids come first.

Miles Gullingsrud, Coachella Valley Unified

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