Monthly Archives: July 2011

Why We Need an Elected School Committee in Providence

(The following is a flyer I wrote for the CDPE’s petition campaign.  Please see my previous post by the same name for an older variation on the same theme.  Also check out this excellent argument for an elected school board … Continue reading

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The Great Helmsman’s Castaways

This story comes from the Chinese language program I’ve been attending these past two and a half weeks.  The program is part of the reason I’ve written less that I had hoped, but it should also provide some interesting material … Continue reading

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Saturn Devours His Own

Wow. I take a few weeks’ break to recharge after the school year, and the whole situation gets even more complicated! The background to our understanding of the developments in public education in the urban core of Rhode Island is … Continue reading

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