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Tonight I had the pleasure of attending a well-run presentation by the Delaware State Education Association (DSEA) related to the Delaware Performance Appraisal System, currently in a revised state of its second iteration (DPAS II (r) ), and it got me thinking. 776 more words

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Someone tell me why we are rushing into the Smarter Balanced Assessments again? Oh, yeah, Greg Lavelle. That's right.

Why Salman Kahn will never tell his son he's smart

Here’s something cool from one of my internet heroes: Sal Kahn. I’ve pasted in the first couple of paragraphs, but you’ll have to link through to get the rest: 267 more words


Dreams of Children

Hadley walks among us again, in her dreams. I don’t know how she does this, but while she is sleeping in her home back, presumably in Esterwell, she projects herself here, and walks and talks with us. 1,830 more words


Four strange details about Keystone XL pipeline debate

Here are four unusual details about the debate surrounding TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline proposal: 1,001 more words


My 9-11 Experience

I am a disabled American veteran who served in the United States Air Force under my favorite Commander-in-Chief – Ronald Reagan.  At the end of August 2001, I was in New York City for ALEC, the much-maligned American Legislative Exchange Council, the wining and dining paid for by major lobbyists.   489 more words

Humor And Observations

Dominion's ties to ALEC, McDonnell's conviction, all part of one corrupt package

A crowd of protesters gathered at the Arlington headquarters of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on September 4 to demand that Dominion Resources, the parent of public utility monopoly Dominion Virginia Power, drop its… 602 more words