This morning, as I was flying home from Chicago, where I spoke to the Modern Language Association about Common Core, the blog registered more than 9 million page views. The blog started in late April 2012.
Thank you for reading, thank you for tweeting, thank you for sharing with friends, thank you for commenting and joining the conversation.
How to account for the interest in the blog? I attribute it to the amazing energy of readers who share stories (with links) from their hometown newspaper and who come here for solace, support, inspiration, collegiality, and an open discussion about issues that matter to them. I attribute it to the fact that the blog has a point of view–I support the preservation and real reform of public schools, and I respect the men and women who work every day to educate the nation’s children. I attribute it to the fact that…
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