A Call to Moms! We Make Schools Better

As I walked my son, Zack, to school on Thursday last week, he and I kept bumping into each other as we made our way up the street. We were both carrying large, unwieldy bags: shopping bags crammed with composition books, sharpened pencils, colored folders, magic markers, colored pencils, plain labels, sanitary wipes, 3 rolls of paper towels, and $6 in an envelope for art supplies. This was not Zack's idea of what he needed to feel prepared for school that first day: this is what the teachers suggested the classroom might need, which they did not have the funds to purchase....more