The Gov’s new BOE pick (number three)

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There is no need to comment on this.  Ruth's words do all the…

What does Ruth Kaplan mean for ed reform? (Redux)

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Ms. Kaplan is right to be "deeply troubled by the fact that too…

What does Ruth Kaplan mean for ed reform?

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With the Governor's appointment of Ruth Kaplan to the Board of…

Turning up the heat on MCAS

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I don't know how or why the Gov's folks think moving away from…

What’s all this then about… the Worcester T&G

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The June 5 T&G makes one more point worth mentioning.  As…

Whatever you do say nothing

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...when you talk about you know what. The above line is from…

Anybody have an education bandaid?

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The education announcement was long on desire, but its lack…

Biotech vs. Precision Plastics

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Good play on the radio and in the print media subsequent to our…

Teach to the test? By all means, says Tom Birmingham

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As thousands of students languish on charter school and METCO's…

How Much Have Business Taxes Increased?

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Upon release of the Governor's budget, the issue of business…

Tooting My Own Horn

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Ripped from today's headlines: "I think there's certainly a…

Too Much Innovation from the Public Sector?

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Have you seen the logo for the 2012 Olympics in London? It appears…

The Dog That Never Barked

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With apologies to Sherlock Holmes, today's Steve Bailey column…

You are Fired!!??

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Submerged three paragraphs down in the Globe's "New England in…

Deed restrictions, indeed

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According to Commonwealth Magazine’s 2007 spring edition, the…

Traitors In Our Midst

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Pioneer is a think tank dedicated to the work of making Massachusetts…

Baker-Levy Smackdown, Part Two

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Paul Levy runs Beth Israel, an academic medical center (and a…

Who will improve our health care blues?

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Today's Globe editorial lays out the health care riffs of the…

Today, I want to be…

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Veronique de Rugy of the American Enterprise Institute. Why? I've…

School choice saves public education, in Edmonton and Boston

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Edmonton, Alberta's Angus McBeath is back in town this week,…

Supply and Demand — Is it really a law or just an opinion?

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The Commonwealth is funding an innovative program to replace…

No more fat to cut

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Watching the Sox-Yankees game last night (the local feed on NESN,…

Go Newton Go

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A year ago, Pioneer released a report that put the cost of local…

More budget minutiae

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A close reading of the Outside Sections in the Senate Ways and…

A non-conventional pain in the butt, but. . .

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Jeff Jacoby was right on in his Globe op-ed of May 6th on the…

Congrats to 3 Mass charters and a Big, Open Question

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At a ceremony held at the Capitol Building in DC…

And then there were two

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The Senate Ways and Means Budget contains a provision (scroll…

If you think education is expensive, try foreclosure.

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This year's collapse of mortgage lending—also rendered as a…

Only big businesses move, right? Wrong!

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Even if we lose all our headquarters, even if big business expansions…

Holy Reconstitutions, Batman!

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All right, so the Governor has made a $1 billion bet on the biotech…