On the way to becoming a lawyer, he taught in a tough NYC school and then in a Boston charter one. He still believes in charters, not as the salvation but as proving grounds for prototypes to replicate.As well as the details of budgets, … [Read more...]
Bailey “gets it”
Cross-posted from Bellicose Bumpkin MTA needs some edumacation Having been doomed to read more about casinos than anyone should ever have to, I see the gamut of information from studies, to blogs, and probably most of all news articles that … [Read more...]
Slots for Tots – Part 1
Cross Posted from the Gladys Kravitz blog … [Read more...]
Teachers Good; Teachers’ Unions Bad!
Three years later, I started taking education courses and began a career as a teacher. I don't understand all the ins and outs of education policy, but I have a lot more insight into the things the community expects teachers to do and … [Read more...]
On Teachers and Teachers Unions
Many people believe that the main function of teachers unions is to protect those teachers that are minimally competent or outright incompetent. In my experience, this just isn't the case. When I started out teaching, I was … [Read more...]
MA Hot Stories: Katrina family in Provincetown, reverse-hetero-bias in Quincy, no subs in Wostah!
Happenings in the Sunday papers:Cape Cod times profiles a "Katrina family" who have resettled in Provincetown Quincy straight man claims sex bias; Company would give benefits to partner if he were gay, but he lives with a woman Globe … [Read more...]