Coincidentally, this second grade teacher from Providence, Rhode Island posted this video of himself reading his resignation letter just before the tragedy in Connecticut took place. 

Now that so many people are finally paying more attention to so many important societal issues in America, Steven’s letter reading has gone viral.

He expresses one of the biggest problems in America’s schools today. The blind obsession with tests and test numbers over actually teaching students how to learn. Not what to learn. 

“Rather than creating life long learners, our new goals are to create good test takers.”