Matt Damon (and a Bunch of Other Folks) Fight to Save Our Schools

Normally, I don’t give a tinker’s cuss about what celebrities have to say about current events. Often times, they appear to be hangers-on or persons who have a niggling desire to pontificate. However, I was jazzed to see Matt Damon defending teachers and denouncing teaching-for-tests at the recent Save Our Schools rally in Washington, DC.

You can read more about the event on the official site here and on the Huffington Post here. You can also watch Damon’s keynote address below:

Published by Jason W Ellis

I am an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology. Also, I coordinate the City Tech Science Fiction Collection, which holds more than 600 linear feet of magazines, anthologies, novels, and research publications.