Click on the link above to see that we are not alone in fighting for public education! Diane Ravitch, former Education Official in the George H.W. Bush and Clinton Administrations, educational historian at NYU and blogger, sees reasons for hope in the grassroots push back against steps to undermine public schools. We responded to her call for grassroots groups to send her their websites . . . scroll down for the comment from Viola Schmid-Doyle. It is good to see that we are part of a growing national grassroots effort to, in Ravitch`s words “pushback.“ We hope our political leaders begin to sense that they can`t ignore part of the population by taking away the sound, basic education that ALL students, regardless of their zip codes, deserve!