Monthly Archives: May 2013

An Open Letter from Superintendents on New Education Legislation

This article was written collaboratively by superintendents of the state’s largest public school districts. The goal of our public schools is to make sure that each child is prepared for career, college or the military – and a rich, productive … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story: Understanding the Numbers

   A wise friend once told me never to pick fights with people who buy their ink by the barrel. I have generally lived by this and do not respond to media articles. The Star News article on the achievement … Continue reading

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Public Education Under Assault by Dr. Tim Markley

“Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education.” – John F. Kennedy Horace Mann, the great American educator, wrote that “education, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the … Continue reading

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