Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #6, 14504-108 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1G8

February XVIIIth, MMXV

Hon. Gordon Dirks, B. Ed., M. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow

Dear Gordon:

California is the land of movie stars & dreams, but even I'd never thought they'd bring back Moonbeam Brown. Yes Governor Jerry Brown has just been reelected to his IInd term in a row & IVth overall some XXXVI (36) years after he first was sworn in. The II term limit not applying to Jerry as it came into place under Governor Gray Davis, Democratic. Of course in Cali-for-ni-a anything is possible as they elected an Austrian Terminator & Action Star as Governor in a state thats what 55% latino?! Jerry talks up the need for trying his best in the struggle to fix educational issues as his father Pat was also California Governor so he has a true family perspective on the matter & realizes how broken it is & all he can do is the best he can with the time he has.

"I approach this task with some humility, & a realization that there is no silver bullet that will fix everything. Education improvement takes time, persistence, & a systematic approach."



Source: XXXIXth Governor Jerry Brown, Democratic-California.