Monday, April 30, 2012

Make School Different

This weekend I did something I swore I'd never do:  stick a bumper sticker to my car.  I really stuck it--no magnets, tape, or other alternative affixes.  For the past few weeks I drove around with it curled up on the front seat of my car, debating whether or not to take the plunge.  In all my years of driving, I have never peeled the backing off a sticker and placed the sticker on my bumper--not just because I don't want to damage the paint (though that is part of it), but because I cannot think of a sticker that holds a message significant enough that it should be a permanent and public banner of my beliefs.  So why now?  

Because Phil Sharp's "Make School Different" sticker, inspired by Seth Godin's Stop Stealing Dreams, is that important.  I will never stop believe that our children deserve a new vision, an entirely different concept, of school.  Car paint be damned. 


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  2. Awesome Joey! I'm right there with you. This is the very first bumper sticker that I've ever put on my car too. Hopefully it sparks some great conversations for us!

  3. Love this post - and the bumper sticker. This couldn't be more true, or more crucial. Definitely worth risking the paint! And of course, anything started by Seth Godin is sure to rock. That man is amazing.

    ~Unique Mom (