On the heels of announcing that “bad teachers have got to go” on the “Today” show yesterday, President Obama heads to Albuquerque’s South Valley. Coincidence? Not by a long rifle shot. The President, criticized as being either slow or unwilling to act on many fronts, has turned firing inferior teachers into a personal vendetta. Not… Read More President Obama Versus The South Valley: Vol. I, No. 1
I prepared a long list of excuses for my failure to blog the last couple of weeks, but they were so boring to list that I can only imagine the torpor such a list would perpetrate on any passing reader. Things like vacuum cleaner repair. See, I told you it was a boring list. Anyway,… Read More Life is What Happens When You’re Not Blogging
Tonight is “Open House” at my public school, a quaint practice in which: A bunch of people meet in a public school at night, which is really rather creepy for some reason. The combination of zero daylight and tons of people one doesn’t know in a space one knows all too well is a little… Read More “Open House”: Truth in False Advertising
Not really, but remember the lazy, crazy days of the Internet Summer way back when folks were buying domains like “www.buystuff.com” for seventy-googleplex dollars? Oh those were the days. The kind of vapid, irrational bubble consumerism0gone-amuck days we can only dream about in 2010. Remember the day you heard somebody was thinking of buying “Facebook”… Read More This Domain For Sale
Now that the scapegoat has officially been sacrificed, and the ritual knife cleaned of blood and placed back on the APS family dining room table, things can go back to normal and we can once again stop concerning ourselves about how awful Rio Grande High School is, and/or exactly how awful it was before RGHS… Read More Final Thoughts on RGHS Scheduling Crisis 2010: Final Countdown!
Now that Rio Grande High School Scheduling Crisis 2010: Final Countdown! appears to be just about over, we can finally think/write about something other than how lousy public schools are and that charter schools are so much better. Nice, by the way, for the Journal to reach that charter school as “white knight” denouement just… Read More Snark Break: Time To Mention Two Nice Things
Despite the oozing glut of words already written on the subject of Rio Grande HS Scheduling Crisis 2010: Final Countdown! (including those by me), I still find myself unable to stop. Which is where being really busy helps so very much. Maybe it’s the breezy ease of typing away to the following narrative: All public… Read More Rio Grande HS Goes Viral; Reality Show Sure To Follow