“The [Pinellas County Schools(PCS)] District Strategic Plan 2014-2015 is composed of the vision, mission, values, strategic direction and goals of Pinellas County Schools… “The goals and action plans of the District Strategic Plan are the focus and driving force of … Continue reading
I love coffee. I drink it all day long. From the time I get up in the morning almost until I go to bed at night, I’ve got my coffee. Almost all the people I know drink coffee, too. Maybe … Continue reading
The contest for Pinellas County School Board Member in District 6, incumbent Linda Lerner, 71, against challenger Maureen Ahern, 54, focuses on their differing viewpoints on various education related issues. (The issues are highlighted in two articles, one in … Continue reading
After the Republican-controlled Michigan legislature passed two measures earlier in the day to ban unions from requiring workers to pay membership dues, that evening Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed them into law, defending his move as one that would lead … Continue reading
Journalists Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland join Bill Moyers to discuss how the super-rich have willfully confused their self-interest with America’s interest. In her recent article appearing in The New Yorker, “Super-Rich Irony,” Chrystia Freeland relates the growing antagonism of … Continue reading
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When Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis told a massive crowd of supporters that “This fight is for the very soul of public education, not only in Chicago but everywhere,” she was only partly right.  In a broader sense … Continue reading
Goldilocks Planet? More than 20 years and $600 million dollars after NASA space scientist William Bourcki began to explore the galaxy looking for extraterrestrial life, he announced at a recent conference of his peers in Mountain View, CA, that his … Continue reading