Eliminating the Competition?

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State regulations promulgated in December are going to close…

Miami, MA

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I was very pleased to read that the pink flamingo production…

Globe down 23%! Is it the price hike?

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Jon Chesto says it is in a WickedLocal report. I wonder, though.…

Middle Cities Police Chiefs: Facing Economic Challenges

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Middle Cities Police Chiefs: Facing Economic Challenges Facing…

2 reasons why the Connector can't meet small biz insurance needs

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Two thoughts on why the Massachusetts Connector has done such…

Award-winning film on public schools - Kendall, 4/30 - 5/6

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Not to be missed for anyone who cares about public schools is…

Why's the Connector so slow in providing insurance choices to small biz?

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It is amazing to watch the Governor take credit for slapping…

A constitutional threat

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The Globe’s editorial early in the month welcoming Sarah Palin…

The British Debate

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Having being stranded in the UK for the last week (thank you…

Not an American political convention

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Saturday post. Off topic but hopefully a fun video. Intro.…

MA & FL should get together to drive ed reform in US

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I often say two things in different ways: (1) MA is #1 on the…

IN says no thanks to RttT

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So I guess Arne Duncan's "pretty please" letter to the Governors…

Fair to Middling: High-Standards States Far Exceed National Standards

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Fair to Middling: High-Standards States Far Exceed National Standards…

Letter from Arne Duncan: Please re-apply...

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When translated from the language of the feds, the US Secretary…

Disappointing piece from Dave Driscoll in the Globe

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Former MA education commissioner David Driscoll opined today…

Kansas: Keep your Race to yourself

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Kansas is not applying for Race to the Top funds, according to…

MBTA: Walking the Tightrope

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On the face of it the MBTA and its new General Manager Richard…

Who's Milquetoast? The envelope please...

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So some of you did not get the reference to Caspar Milquetoast,…

Watering down Milquetoast

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Jamie Vaznis in today's Globe presents a bombshell: The state’s…

A missed opportunity to fix small business insurance

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Small business insurance has been a mess in this state for a…

He is a maestro

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Watch the video clip of Governor Patrick speaking in Lowell,…

Did He Say That?

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From today's Jack Spillane piece on SouthCoastToday.com (and…

Donal Fox!

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I know I am supposed to spruce up the blog with references to…

Municipal Benchmarks for Massachusetts Middle Cities: Educational Achievement

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A Look at Educational Achievement Author(s): Dr. Robert D. Gaudet…

How Washington is undermining the Bay State's high education standards

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We did not miss out on the Race to the Top primarily because…