Re: [Discuss-sudbury-model] [Fwd: Do You Have an Idea?]

From: Woty <woty_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Thu Oct 20 17:39:00 2005

This seems rather partisan for something as pluralistic as SVS.

~Woty

On Oct 20, 2005, at 15:23, Matt Pitcher wrote:

> Anybody (everybody!) want to submit Sudbury as the "idea"?
>
> Matt
>
> From: "Tom Vilsack, Heartland PAC" <vilsack_at_heartlandpac.org>
> Date: October 20, 2005 15:12:11 CDT
> To: Matt Pitcher <matt_at_mattpitcher.com>
> Subject: Do You Have an Idea?
> Reply-To: vilsack_at_heartlandpac.org
>
>
>
>
> Dear Matt,
>
> Over the past six weeks you have been part of an unprecedented
> online discussion on education. Thanks to each of you the
> discussion has included people who care about education from a
> number of perspectives teachers, students, parents, administrators,
> policy experts, and governors from across the country.
>
> We discussed investing in early childhood education, parental
> involvement, lengthening the school year and even teacher librarians.
>
> The discussion went beyond the borders of HeartlandPac.org - it
> included input from a number of bloggers and community websites
> including Dailykos.com, one of the leading online communities of
> Democrats. This discussion has brought out many new ideas and
> solutions to some of the problems we face.
>
> But talking about the problems and the solutions only does so much.
> We need your ideas:
>
> http://www.heartlandpac.org/ideas
>
> Believe me. This is not an idle exercise. To win the elections we
> need bold new ideas and best practices. We need to reach out so our
> candidates can hear about ideas and programs that work across the
> country and not leave the policy process to a few people in
> Washington DC.
>
> When we all began this discussion it was for this purpose--to make
> sure the best ideas get from the grassroots to our candidates for
> Governor and other down-ballot offices.
>
> Your ideas will be compiled, discussed on the website, and sent to
> candidates across the country. Please take a moment to submit your
> ideas.
>
> http://www.heartlandpac.org/ideas
>
> Your ideas on education are just the beginning. Once we have
> published the document we created together, we will take on other
> issues. We invite your suggestion on the next discussion topic.
>
> Governing is about acting on values Help us by sharing what you
> value most and offering your ideas and best practice. We need to
> work as a together, as a community, to achieve the American Dream.
>
> Thank you again for all your work on this project.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Tom Vilsack
>
>
> PS: The best way to send a message that our Country is seriously
> off-track is to actively participate in the Virginia and New Jersey
> gubernatorial elections. Please volunteer for a campaign if you
> can: http://www.heartlandpac.org/actnow
>
> You don't need to be a voter to help. Help educate your friends
> about Tim Kaine and Jon Corzine and what they will do for their
> states: http://www.heartlandpac.org/actnow
>
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Received on Thu Oct 20 2005 - 17:38:47 EDT

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