My nightmare is a call to action to build schools

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. His dream turned into one of the most famous speeches to address inequality in our country. His speech represented how optimistic he was.

I, however, am not such an optimist … I have nightmares.

I had a nightmare that our community gave up on our schools. In my nightmare, people were so frustrated with government and taxes they were no longer willing to support their local governments and school districts.

As a result, parents began to put their children into private schools or “choiced” their children into schools that were out of their communities.



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