Category Archives: Testimonials

Is There School Tomorrow, Mom?

The following was written by an area mother.  It describes her second grader’s gradually hatred of school. Is There School Tomorrow, Mom? I am becoming increasingly frustrated, disillusioned, agitated and very sad at how much school has changed over the … Continue reading

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Film Review for Upcoming Screening of Listen: The Movie

The exciting new documentary film, “Listen: The Movie”, will be shown on April 24 at 7:00 PM in the Shineman Chapel on the Hartwick College campus and is free and open to the public. The film maker, Ankur Singh will … Continue reading

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A Student Speaks – I’m not a Score

Math has always been a struggle for me, but when I almost break down in tears, during a quiz, no less, then there is definitely something wrong. I’ve always had pride in myself on enjoying school, but when it comes … Continue reading

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Why opt out?

In my previous post, I explained (the shortened, less complicated version) what opting out is. In this post, I will publish an adaptation of my opt-out speech from the Nov. 6 education forum where I tried to articulate why opting … Continue reading

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Raise Your Fist

I’ve never thought of myself as an activist. That was never a role I ever wanted to play, although of course, there were always issues to get behind. That has changed over the course of the last year. I am … Continue reading

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Pulling on my heart-strings

I’m a mother of 4 great kids that range in age from 18 to 3. My 18-year-old, who is now in his first year in college never had to deal with the Common Core changes and the mandates from Race … Continue reading

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