Award-winning alumnus takes school reformers to task
Georgia teacher Ian Altman explains in a blog in the August 14 [Washington Post](http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/08/14/seven- things-teachers-are-sick-of-hearing-from-school-reformers/) what he and his colleagues are really sick of hearing from reformers. Altman is an award- winning high school English teacher in Athens, where he has lived since 1993, as well as an advocate for teachers and students. He has presented at several national conferences and published in the Journal of Language and Literacy Education. He won the 2014 University of Georgia College of Education Distinguished Alumni Crystal Apple Award as well as the 2012 University of Chicago Outstanding Educator award.