Read and Learn

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Ken Lewis of BofA to step down before the new year. Who called…

Will the state keep passing the buck?

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Matt Murphy of the Sun (and the associated Sentinel and Enterprise)…

The State Pension System is not responsibly funded

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Or so says the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission. I…

An Ali-like return to the Pioneer blog

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He may be gone, but he is most certainly not forgotten. Alan…

Campaign Messaging 101 - Vote and Pay Your Taxes

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A mentor for whom I had the highest respect once told me the…

School-Based Management: A Practical Path to School District Reform

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A Practical Path to School District Reform Author(s): Cara Stillings…

What's non-negotiable and what's at risk

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Under the cover of the appointment of Paul Kirk as the US Senator…

On Transparency and Public Records

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Yesterday's article in the Globe about the difficulty citizens…

Tough Time for Incumbent Mayors

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(Disclosure: I know several of these folks professionally.) Boston…

The people's Governor?

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Don't look now, but Michael Dukakis could be installed as your…

Helpful Governing Tips

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Re: Use of Email Tip #1: Don't use it to try and engineer the…

The Perfect Storm in Gloucester

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We have long lamented the politicization of education policy…

Still not adding up...

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MCAS results for the Spring 2009 testing period were released…

Ouch

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The print version of the Globe (corrected here online) quoted…

Thoughts on Tuesday's Election in Boston

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- Boston should take a lot of pride in the quality, depth, and…

Small suggestion

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The Globe editorial page has settled into a very even-keel point…

The Senate Race That Never Was

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I'm sitting here watching Jim Braude's Broadside and he's lamenting…

More Doors Equals Faster Service

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I'm a big fan of the planned expansion of the MBTA's Fairmount…

Would you rather be....

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secretary of transportation in Massachusetts or drummer in Spinal…

Waiting Times for Medical Care in MA

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Ok, a bunch of folks -- Globe, Newsweek, USA Today, Cato, Heartland…

Pension Reform II may cost you money

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I've blogged in the past about the comments of several members…

Important Announcement on US Senate Race

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I will not be a candidate for US Senate. First, I’d like to…

Dramatic Standoff at U.S. DOE

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A follow-up on my previous post. Former Democratic D.C. Councilman…

Civil Disobedience Protest in DC for School Choice

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From the desk of Kevin Chavous, who spoke at an event we held…

300 jobs created in Boston

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The above statistic was used in both our press release for our…

Not Sure I'd Be Featuring This....

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My eyes popped at the all-you-can-eat sushi bar, with plates…

Hitting the Reset Button

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Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has a provocative piece in today's…

Roxbury Prep and massreportcards.org

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With summer winding down and a new school year set to begin (sorry,…

Painful Reading

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You know that feeling you get when you are watching a particular…