Borne back ceaselessly into the past

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Fiscal management can mean big front-page items -- raising taxes,…

Democrats for Choice

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Choice. For most Democrats it rings as a clarion call... except…

Panderbears are so cute and cuddly

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What does it say about the Democratic party that its entirely…

Thoreau, he most certainly is not

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This is priceless. David Wasserman, a Madison, Wisconsin middle-school…

Hats off to the land of the Yanks

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New York may have fast fallen off the playoff charts. But the…

Happy as a Clam

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A few comments on news items of note this week. Some serious,…

Oh, the days draw out like the blade of a knife

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One that cuts both ways, that is. On one side, longer school…

Fixin for a fight

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The Governor has frequently talked about his openness to lifting…

Brunch in Boston

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Brunch in Boston - or anywhere really - is a time to get caught…

Merit pay gaining steam

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As AP and the New York Times reported, New York Mayor Bloomberg…

Three choice selections on educational options

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In the Sunday Globe, Jim Peyser had a terrific (and hopeful)…

Always the last one picked

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I think I'm the only person that the Patrick Administration has…

Why wait?

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My post today is really a question. It has to do with Boston…

School Choice Without Vouchers: Expanding Education Options Through Tax Benefits

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Authors: William Howell and Mindy Spencer Date: October 2007…

Tired, cynical – Them is fightin words

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At Tuesday's hearing on charter schools, the Mass Association…

More quotes on charters

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The challenge to the reign of the education establishment is…

After the charter hearing, more quotes

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Paul Vallas, Superintendent of the New Orleans Recovery School…

Equal Treatment for All!

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Just returned from a packed State House hearing on charter…

After the charter hearing, some quotes

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I hope our legislators are open to understanding the wisdom of…

Ed Policy Schizophrenia

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A great press release from the Mass Department of Education notes: For…

Deb Meier v. The Powerful, Dark Phantom that Pioneer is

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I can see it now: The heavy-footed, giant, unforgiving Dark Phantom…

McKay is increasingly OK

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Florida's McKay scholarship program is increasingly a model to…

PACho Libre?

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OK, I swear to god this is true. Friends at the Mackinac Center…

So long, Mrs. Whatsit

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I apologize. I have been absent from the blogosphere for over…

WaPo on School Standards

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The Washington Post on September 10 had this to say as Congress…

It’s about the children – ugly, mean and expensive

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On October 5, Pioneer is releasing a survey of state tax deduction…

A Refreshing Start

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The Globe's Thursday editorial on the start of the new school…

Good God, professors bow to the Left?

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Who wudda thunk it? I mean, I never saw any hint of politicized…

Bored with education progress

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It was something of a blast from the past that Governor Patrick…

I wholeheartedly agree. . .

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. . . with Sally Dias, Vice President at Emmanuel College and…