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"A widely read teacher blogger" - Jane Roh, Courier Post.
"One of my favorite bloggers" - Diane Ravitch
I will protect your pensions. Nothing about your pension is going to change when I am governor. - Chris Christie, "An Open Letter to the Teachers of NJ" October, 2009
We’ve met a lot of teachers over the years, both during our own youth and in reporting and writing about education. There are a few who are, as the president phrased it, “resistant to change.” But most are not. They don’t just embrace change, they fight for it, they dream it up and they constantly look for new ways to both educate and inspire the students under their guidance.
It’s a tough job, one that, like local journalism, isn’t rife with fringe benefits or spectacular salaries. But it has its rewards.