School Funding: Quality Education and Efficient Use of Funds

March 28, 2019

I have spent a large part of my life inside a circle of school teachers. My mother and father are both retired school teachers (my mom an elementary teacher and my dad a band director). My wife, Lisa, taught school as well both at the elementary level and the high school level. My daughter-in-law is a school teacher and my niece is a school teacher.  Obviously, I have been influenced by the world view of educators, I will admit that right up front! (more…)

A Race to Define Racism

March 22, 2019

Last night was one of the most intriguing evenings I have ever experienced.  A few weeks ago a friend, Jim, and fellow golfing buddy asked me to attend a dinner at his house on March 18th.  Not that big of a deal as I have dined at his house on occasion over the last few years and always enjoyed the interesting groups of people that Jim put together. However, it was quite obvious that this dinner was going to be different than past dinners. (more…)