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BESE Special Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) must decide how to approach 1) being sued by 17 legislators; 2) being supported in a pro-Common Core (CCSS) lawsuit filed chiefly by charter school supporters and backed by “choice” money but wanting to enforce CC as  226 more words

Common Core

Don't Trust Charters More than a Sweaty Used Car Salesman (A Citizen Research Template)

Recently I have noticed a new snare from charter cheerleaders. The approach is for them to ask you to tell them which charters school you love/like. 999 more words

Charter Schools

July 26, 2014

Another day with more great weather and big fish!  This time the bite was better.  The fish actually cooperated later in the day which hasn’t been the case lately.  65 more words


July 25, 2014

Great weather and striper fillets for the grill, you can’t beat it!  Bite was a bit slower than it has been again today, but we still managed to put a few good fish in the boat.   100 more words


The marketplace: fine for cupcakes, iPhones and boots, not for kids.

I am agnostic on the question of charter schools. Which is a tough thing to be in the education policy space, as people tend to love charter schools or hate them. 546 more words


July 24, 2014

We had a tough trip today.  The spot where we have been catching fish was a dead zone, and we didn’t get our first bite until probably 9 or 10am.  145 more words