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See you in D.C.?

Just two weeks, plus a day, until we convene in Washington D.C. It’s a time to get together and plan, thrash out our hopes for American schools, meet each other face-to-face, and make a statement.

Of course, I’d rather it was on the North or South Pole. D.C. in August??? Who planned this thing? Oh dear, I confess. I’m on the executive committee.

So–instead of marching in the mid-day heat, this year we’re meeting indoors. Probably air-conditioning–no, for certain. Go to the website for S.O.S. (or look to your upper left on my web page–right here for details.)

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