May 16 — 2:29 pm, 2011

Ed. Sec. Duncan’s open letter to teachers

For Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, Education Secretary Arne Duncan penned an open letter to teachers that has received some biting criticism. He addressed the lack of respect for teachers that many people have commented on nationally and on our blog. But the letter has elicited skepticism at its mismatch with the administration’s education policy.

What do you think of the letter? Beyond a letter, what could the administration be doing to better support teachers?

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