Arthur Goldstein: Governor Cuomo’s “Morally Bankrupt” Agenda

Diane Ravitch's blog

Arthur Goldstein teaches high school students in Queens, New York. Many of his students are new arrivals who are learning English. He loves teaching. In this post, he expresses his outrage towards Governor Cuomo, who understands nothing about teaching or about Goldstein’s students.

He writes:

I’m blessed and privileged to be a teacher. The longer I do it, the more I appreciate it. But Andrew Cuomo has not the remotest notion of why that is.

To listen to him, you’d think I was sitting around some work site in a lawn chair with Tony Soprano. Actually, I work in a classroom for the first time in twelve years, and that’s only because my supervisor kicked me out of a trailer. I happen to know she did this only to protect a classroom she won in a never-ending building-wide turf war. I entertain no fantasies of luxury or getting rich from…

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