The news on Friday was that Commissioner Chester no longer believes the GCACS is viable and recommends that parents get their children enrolled in district schools Monday: http://www.gloucestertimes.com… http://www.boston.com/news/edu… While a thorough read of the letter from him to the GCACS makes it clear that the volumes of problems plaguing the opening of this school makes it inconceivable that they will open their doors before next Friday (their 19-month deadline for opening their doors), it appears that they are pushing forward as if the Commissioner’s recent decision is more of a suggestion than a notice that the school is dead.
Disclosure: I am supporting Jill Stein for Governor of Massachusetts. I am not employed by the campaign. I am voluntarily promoting her candidacy to family, friends, and citizens of our state. Will Jill Stein pull votes from Patrick or Baker? While I think most here have concerns that Jill Stein will be pulling votes from Governor Patrick in the general election, I would like for you to consider that she may also pull votes from Charlie Baker. One really doesn’t know what will happen, however, if someone is not going to vote for Deval Patrick, they will pick one of the other three. What if too many pick Charlie Baker? But more importantly, Jill Stein is a progressive voice that enthusiastically supports the values that we do. She is not taking corporate donations to her campaign. If you support the idea that campaigns should be free of special interest dollars, then you should show it by donating to the Jill Stein campaign. She is currently about $40,000 dollars away from reaching the threshold to get matching funds from the state. Can you support this very courageous act of only taking “people” dollars instead of corporate dollars? Please donate what you [...]
Originally posted on Citizen Orange.
Senator George LeMieux (R-FL) is starting to feel the heat of pro-migrant voters, specifically Latino voters. Tonight, Univision will air a debate in which current Florida governor and U.S. Senate nominee Charlie Crist will come out in support of the DREAM Act. The day before yesterday, Representive Kendrick Meek (D-FL), and also a nominee for U.S. Senate, hand delivered a letter to LeMieux. This part of Meek’s letter says it all: