@GovernorMarkell (D-Rodel, D-McKinsey) thinks we should all read Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail.

He’s right, it’s a seminal work, and a quintessential piece in understanding the struggle for civil rights:


Now, let’s see how Governor Markell’s pal, David Coleman, visionary creator of the CCSS would have us digest this seminal work

He imagines it thusly:

So, how do you want to learn history? Reading a seminal work an having a teacher lead and guide your interests and permit you to explore your thoughts and ideas, or a close reading, which functions like an autopsy?

This is Governor Markell’s (D-Rodel, D-McKinsey) legacy to us: boring, prescriptive, tres banal..