Here's a really, really good indication that your school district is in trouble: one of your school board members actually believes you won a $1 million award when, in fact, you were not the lucky winner of this prize. The competition I'm talking about, of course, is the Broad Prize for Urban Education, an annual award handed out by Eli and his pals. Aldine Independent School District in Texas won the award this year, but Gwinnett County Public Schools board member Mary Kay Murphy, Ph.D. penned the following essay (link to her revised essay here):
Mary Kay Murphy
Mary Kay Murphy, Ph.D.
School Board Member
Gwinnett County Public Schools, if you remember, is also the district that sent two police officers to intimidate Susan Ohanian a number of years back.