Verbatim, from a note sent home in Evie’s “Poetry Folder”:
Every Friday your child will bring home their Poetry Folder to share with you. We will be learning a special poem each week. Please have each person that your child reads their poem to initial the page and return it to school on Monday. Thank you.
Care to count the errors? People always ask me why our children speak so well, and I think maybe I should start answering, “Because we don’t trust the schools to teach them how.”
The slow unraveling of public schooling: our parents received educations, we received diplomas, and our children have received drug-resistant staph infections.