I’ve been following the race for Peninsula School Board. A lot is going back and forth, but it seems only one candidate has got his priorities straight.
Garth Jackson has focused on what’s going on in the classroom, where real education takes place. It is only in the classroom where teachers can tell what their students need and what they are ready to learn. This can’t happen with nationalized curricula, unending standardized testing or congressional dictates.
Jackson wants to support teachers in their difficult but important work by giving them latitude to meet students’ needs instead of loading them with …