I fear his friend is right…that money is the only language politicians speak these days. I do hope this letter does some good, though.
I thought I might take a chance and attempt to reason with Senator Conrad Appel, the powerful chairman of the Senate Education Committee. I sent this letter, with a requested return receipt. I have not received the receipt, so I’m not sure what that means, but I think it’s safe to say the Senator has not received it. I shall resend it, along with a copy to all the Senators on the Education Committee. We’ll see.
I asked a friend what chance did I have of being heard as compared to the millionaires in America? She said, “None.”
I hope she’s wrong. I fear she’s not.
Dear Senator Conrad Appel,
I am taking this time to write you about your support of Common Core legislation. Please don’t think I am assaulting you and please don’t take this as an opportunity to not read any further. I’m a teacher who wants…
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