Luisa D'Amato wrote a scathing article about boneheaded teacher action that, in effect, prevents some kids from going on a field trip or two. Her solution to our turmoil is for everyone to join the Liberal party so we can better influence their decisions. I responded to her by e-mail, but I'll share it here. Her article in full is at the bottom.
It's an interesting one because our sons were both going to go on a Federal/Provincial simulation game together that was kiboshed by the board's response to sanctions. So, as moms, we're in the same boat - but sitting at opposite ends.