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|Posted By: paula fordham on September 6, 2007|
Dear Mr. Corcoran,
After reading your article, I must commend you on identifying the various concerns regarding the most recent decision from the Supreme Court. Considering the political attitudinal climate of this nation I am not surprise that this decision was confirmed. However, I must ask you about the outcomes of what we can expect from the variables sighted in your article?
As a teacher for 23 years, I strongly feel that rigorous reform should be implemented from the Federal level and or the our President. For example: all schools should be well constructed, all schools should be equipped with technology, security should be implemented, required parent contact, joint efforts with local health services and social services, etc. I could go on.
You may be wondering about funding, I strongly feel if this nation can adopt a standard for all schools to be provided with the same funding, as well as highly qualify teachers in all schools, then there would be no problem even if the communities racial is black, brown, and or white. As well as rich or low income communities. Yes, this is progressive but, if this country can spend 1.5 billion dollars a week to lie, cheat, steal, and kill people in other countries, why can’t we invest, prioritize, value, financially support public education equalably. Then we can really say “Justice for All.”
Ms. Paula D. Fordham - MS.ED
Community Technical and Adult