What is blended learning?

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A number of readers of recent posts on virtual (or digital) learning…

Tough Times on virtual learning?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2011/12/tough_times_on_virtual_learnin.html Back…

Tough Times on virtual learning

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Back at the start of December, I blogged on the need for both…

Payroll tax cut means thousands in savings for Mass. workers

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/brookline/news/x550228243/Payroll-tax-cut-means-thousands-in-savings-for-Mass-workers?zc_p=1#axzz2OHGE6ymJ Congress…

Filling the Red Kettle

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The Salvation Army is struggling to raise money this year through…

How to Fill the Salvation Army's Red Kettles

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http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2011/12/21/how-to-fill-the-salvation-armys-red-kettles/ The…

Mass and Feds Cut a Deal on Medicaid Waiver

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This afternoon the Patrick Administration announced a new deal…

What will 2012 Look Like for Health Care?

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I was recently asked by a reporter for some trends that I expect…

Romneycare faces financial meltdown

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http://www.wnd.com/2011/12/379485/#Hyav3UGghAyuQWq5.99 According…

Why hold a grudge?: Ed czar won't accept success of SABIS charter schools

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http://www.lowellsun.com/oped/ci_19584224 February will be…

The wrong strategy to fix Lawrence public schools

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With a wondrous display of British understatement, the state’s…

Massachusetts raced other states to win over doomed Evergreen Solar

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In my last post, I took a look at how surprisingly credulous…

Tim Tebow, the Read Option and Our Patriots

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(What? I have to do policy wonk stuff all the time?) Tim Tebow…

Boston's Struggle With 3rd Grade Reading

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Achieving reading proficiency by 3rd Grade is a vital skill,…

Why did Evergreen Solar backers miss the Chinese threat?

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In reviewing hundreds of pages of documents related to Massachusetts'…

Rise of the Zune Monopolists

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"Understand, I am not for monopoly when we can help it,”…

Our Old Friend Film Tax Credits

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There's a state commission that's currently examining all the…

Some lessons for virtual learning

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There is so much energy in the virtual learning space right…

Will Mass Set up a Basic Health Plan under ACA?

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The Connector held its annual retreat this past weekend, and…

Will the ACA Bankrupt the Mass Connector?

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The Connector held its annual retreat this past weekend, and…

Obamacare Means Big Changes for Romneycare

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The Connector held its annual retreat this past weekend, and…

The Connector Supports President Obama's Reelection?

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The Connector held its annual retreat this past weekend, and…

"Virtual Schools, Actual Learning: Digital Education in America" (December 2011)

[vimeo height="HEIGHT" width="WIDTH"]http://vimeo.com/33534003[/vimeo] In…

Virtual Schools, Actual Learning: Digital Education in America

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Pioneer Institute event to feature state and national online education leaders.

Software Smackdown: OSHA vs. MBTA

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IIn today's Public Sector Software Smackdown, the federal safety…

Frank: One of a kind, but not in a good way

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Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank’s retirement announcement…

Session 6 -CMS & Mass Marriage Counseling

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Today marks the 6th extension granted to the Commonwealth for…