Critics, especially those on the right, take pride in denigrating public education. They want us to believe that our schools – and by implication, you, our members – are failing our children.
On March 17, 2008, Peter Hughes went to vote in a federal by-election. The polling station was located down a long flight of stairs. The solution?
They were deeply involved in the federal election. They met the candidates. They researched party platforms and positions. They argued and debated.