Saturday, October 19, 2013

Parent, a NYC Principal, Calls for Removal of John King, Ending of Mayoral Control, RTTT and Common Core

Who does Mr King, an "educator" with a VERY thin resume, who is a political hack appointed by billionaire Regent Meryl Tisch, think he is?... Stop this misguided "reform" movement and give education BACK TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES where parents can do what is best for our children.

Brian De Vale, parent
Below is an email sent by a parent, Brian De Vale, a NYC Principal in Brooklyn and a leader in the CSA, one of the few members of that organization with cajones. But this is coming from him as a parent, not as a principal.
Attention one and all

As a parent, I am outraged. Who does Mr King, an "educator" with a VERY thin resume, who is a political hack appointed by billionaire Regent Meryl Tisch, think he is? He sets up a tour to meet with parents, and hogs up an hour and a half to burn out the clock. Then when the parents get upset he lectures us!!!! The man would probably not be hired in most public schools because he has VERY LITTLE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE. It is a travesty that he is in the position, but it is the height of arrogance for him to lecture parents and teachers about how much better he knows what our children need than we ourselves do.

The politicians via the national Governors Association were duped into supporting Common Core by big business who wined and dined them and wrote all this nonsense. Stop this misguided "reform" movement and give education BACK TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES where parents can do what is best for our children.

Start with the following:

1. REMOVE JOHN KING

2. END MAYORAL CONTROL IN NYC

3. Drop out of Race To The Top, it has turned our schools into test obsessed insane asylums that have stolen childhood from a generation of students. We were not taught this way and yet, somehow we learned.

Thank you.

Brian De Vale
60 Cook Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

4 comments:

  1. This principal is a TRUE LEADER

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  2. The powers that be don't want true educators. They want people ready and willing to follow the agenda to ruin teaching profession, break the union and privatize schools

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  3. Along with everything else, the ironic horror of this is, the pittance we got from RTTT ran out long ago--meanwhile, we are left with these disastrous policies in perpetuity.

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  4. Thank you. thank you, thank you!

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