We are born into the world as a block of marble. Somewhere inside of that block exists our highest self, the raw potential of our destiny. If we're open to it, the Universe presents us with experiences that work away at that block to reveal who we're meant to be.
Our national debate over evaluation lacks the courage and nuance of the real-life conversations I have with hardworking, rational teachers. Instead, the debate is dominated by polarizing sound bites that inspire fear, not rational discourse.