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.
Jason W. Ellis
I am an Associate 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 direct the B.S. in Professional and Technical Writing Program and coordinate the City Tech Science Fiction Collection, which holds more than 600 linear feet of magazines, anthologies, novels, and research publications. View all posts by Jason W. Ellis