About this Blog

This blog developed out of my need to process ideas related to current issues in education and the role of educators in supporting a democratic society. I am a middle school teacher in the Seattle area who hopes that sharing ideas with others will prompt new consideration of how classroom activists can shape educational policy.

…and I’m a proud member of Badass Teachers!Albert

Welcome to my world!

David Sudmeier

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4 thoughts on “About this Blog

  1. I am working on a doctoral research project inspired by Diane’s book, Death and Life of the Great American School System (2011). If the public school system–as many of us knew it, at least–is dead or near death, it would stand to reason that public school teachers who remember the system as it was prior to No Child Left Behind (2002) have experienced loss and grief. If you remember what it was like to teach prior to No Child Left Behind, if you feel as if teaching completely changed when No Child Left Behind was implemented, or if you ever felt saddened by some of the changes that resulted from educational reform, then you may be interested in taking my survey.

    https://ndstate.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5nCLnPAFadWZX93

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    • Thanks for taking a look! I’m not able to deduce your name from your initials…but I hope the past 15 years have been good ones for you. Best Wishes, Dave Sudmeier

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