If the feds pay, the states will play

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Don't worry, Governor Patrick, Lieutenant Governor Murray and…

American as baseball, apple pie and primary care doctors?

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Harvard Medical School recently announced an anonymous gift of…

Globe's Puzzling Emphasis on Clean Energy

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Today's Globe endorses Deval Patrick for Governor, an expected…

Agenda for Leadership 2010: Hit the Ground Running - Pioneer Institute?s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond

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Pioneer Institute’s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond…

Teaching the district a lesson

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We’ve seen this movie all too many times. There was the…

Is the job picture improving?

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I confess to being stumped by the contradictory information circulating…

Obama must do better on charters

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It looks like voters across the country, and in a number of…

Education Tax Credits: A Review of the Rhode Island Program and Assessment of Possibilities in Massachusetts

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A Review of the Rhode Island Program and Assessment of Possibilities…

School Choice Models and Public School Reform

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School Choice Models and Public School Reform Event to feature…

Running the Numbers for Gloucester

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Today’s Globe has a piece on Gloucester’s issues with schools,…

ObamaCare blowback

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Great piece in the Boston Globe titled "ObamaCare blowback" by…

2 Things Every Prospective Boston Public School Parent Should Know

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For young parents in Boston, anxiety is beginning to build around…

How big of a deal was the 2010 ed reform law?

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Back in January 2010, there was a lot of hoopla around the…

Rhee Out in DC

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Got sad news in the middle of a screening of Waiting for Superman…

Higher State Charter Caps: A Small Step in the Right Direction

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HIGHER STATE CHARTER CAPS A SMALL STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION New…

Pension Protest Style Points

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I am increasingly dismayed at the lack of style at American (and…

"Race to Solvency" for our cities?

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A press release from the Milken Institute notes: Vallejo, Calif;…

Mid-terms and the national education debate

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The national standards may have been approved in nearly 40…

Unresolved Safety Net Hospital Issues

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Mr. Keefe, First, thank you for taking the time to read my post…

Roslindale Parade Update

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As regular readers know, I'm a big fan of parades (see here and…