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Looking Backwards Into The Future


Genie, What a beautiful statement about the democratic ideals of Al Shanker, the Shanker Institute, and the AFT. As Sidney Hook suggested, "For the Social Democrat, democracy is not merely a political concept but a moral one. It is democracy as a way of life." Congratulations on all you've done to advance that idea. Rick

Congrats to you Eugenia! We are grateful for all your work. I'm sure Al felt the same. Count me among those who long for the Ed Reform days of the late 80's and early 90's. Al Shanker was a major catalyst for our Saturn School of Tomorrow. But the winds changed and reform was blown away. Perhaps, one day, the same confluence of serendipity will return again. Tom King W. St. Paul


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