Student Voice

Link to the Book: The Fog of Education: How the K-12 Education System Fails Children and Their Families and How the Children Can Save Us!

My message is that we’ll be watching you.

“This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you!

“You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one of
the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”

-Speech to the UN by the Greta Thunberg,
Swedish environmental activist, on September 23rd, 2019.

Children, hear this: The cavalry is not coming.For the most part, the adults in the K-12 education system are too far gone to come to your rescue when it comes to ensuring that all students get a quality education. As Snoop Dogg taught us, “They got their mind
on their money and their money on their mind.”1

Life is just too good for the grown-ups to make the significant changes required to transform teaching and administration into a profession that will put quality service
before self.

We will providing a wealth of resources and tools that you can use to begin to work within your Student Action Teams to transform the lost in the fog K-12 educations system.

Please send completed tools to Bill Conrad at billc@sipbigpicture.com to be published on http://sipbigpicture.com. Please send us any tools or resources that you develop to address the issues within your local education system.

We will use this page to share your wonderful solutions, tools, and resources for other teams to use.

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