“To the Teachers of Seattle:
Congratulations on taking a stand against the misuse and abuse of standardized testing.
Congratulations for defending the ethics of genuine education.
Congratulations on supporting your students’ right to good education, not just endless testing.
Congratulations for supporting true professionalism.
Congratulations for displaying courage, wisdom, intelligence, and integrity!
That is an unbeatable combination.
May your actions be an inspiration for teachers, principals, administrators, school boards, and parents across the nation.
Thank you for your example!”