"It is the supreme art of the
teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."
Call your Congressmen or Senators.
As a matter of fact, call your Congressmen "and" Senators. Do it right
now! Don't wait! Send Email! Tell them that since all children are
gifted, then all first grade girls must be able to read and understand
Little Women! Tell them that all ten year old boys should have graduated
from college! Tell them that all twelve year olds should be doing
Follow this link to their email
House of Representatives
Ok, so this is ridiculous. I'll
admit it. But, keeping that first grade girl in a first grade classroom
geared toward other children who don't know how to read simple books
yet, is every bit as ridiculous. I've sent my email, but I'm only one
voice. If everybody who sees this page sends a short note to your
congressmen and Senators, then maybe, just maybe these children will get
the kind of help they "really" need.