Tag Archives: government

What Education is getting Right

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If you read my writings you know I am passionate about this upcoming generation. I personally invest in them as I have the opportunity. I also serve our public education system as an elected board member. There are many critics of the public schools, I would like to focus on what I see them doing […]

Christians and Public Service

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Disclaimer: This article is specifically written to Christians, proceed at your own risk. If you choose to proceed you may find words that do not make sense and statements that appear foolish. Christ calls us to: Love God with all of our heart. Love our neighbors as ourselves. If Christ is the foundation upon which […]

The Fix for Student Transfer

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A lot of money has been spent this last year dealing with the Student Transfer challenge. I am currently on the board at EducationPlus (formerly CSD, Cooperating School Districts). EducationPlus administered the transfer program this year. Living closely with the consequences of this program has given rise to some good ideas. These are clearly listed […]

Stop Common Core!

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Over the past weeks the number of conservatives approaching me about Common Core has skyrocketed. As a school board member and someone actively involved in education I take notice of this. I am, and have been, aware of Common Core for some time, and all school districts are touched by it in a deep, substantive […]

Wow, Are We Foolish!

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I am equally bemused and concerned by what is going on in America this week. All parties involved: Republicans, Democrats, media, the public are reacting in a predictable, destructive way. History looks to be repeating itself despite entire books over the centuries devoted to avoiding just that outcome. We are currently in a partial government […]

A Dangerous Disconnect

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The Communication Gap Between Education and The Tax Payers Any time a critical institution loses the trust of its constituency there can be severe consequences. The current lack of communication between family-focused Americans and the schools that educate their kids is staggering. It is difficult being in a position where I can understand both sides, […]