Board President Steve Zimmer ends his eight-year term on the Board of Education on June 30. We will miss his leadership, wise counsel, and support. Below is an excerpt from an email he sent his supporters in which he reflects on the election and the future of public education. Dr. Diane Ravitch printed the entire piece in her blog (click HERE) and we thought his comments would be of interest to our members.
It has been a month since the election that captured so much local and national attention and turned our worlds upside down. As some of the shock of the initial loss has lessened, the pain of what all of this means has begun to set in. Because we care so much and because we have worked so hard, it is very difficult to let go. And