Make It Happen!

Aug 17, 2020 by

Bill DeBlasio, our apex mayor, warns of over 20,000 public employee layoffs in October.  It would be foolhardy to call his bluff.  It...

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Location. Location. Location.

Aug 13, 2020 by

Location. Location. Location. That’s not only the watchword for real estate, but also a linchpin for quality alternative...

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DeBlasio Tells Us All: ”...

Aug 5, 2020 by

With Churchillian power and economy of speech, Mayor DeBlasio has rallied the masses to keep calm and carry on: “Yeah,...

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The Confusion Virus

Aug 3, 2020 by

In search of some comic relief during the pandemic with collateral benefit of gaining insight into the DOE’s school re-opening...

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Schools Re-Opening?

Jul 29, 2020 by

No doubt it was not unalloyed altruism that drove the DOE to offer employees an opportunity to work from home if they met certain age...

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Rudy Giuliani’s Recent B...

Jul 28, 2020 by

Since the pandemic has inured us to testing and tracking, I have been listening to former Mayor Giuliani’s daily afternoon...

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New York Post Editorial July 2...

Jul 27, 2020 by

The pandemic has altered our lives and broadened our perspectives, but the New York Post’s editorial hostility to the teachers...

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Deep Cleaning Classrooms

Jul 8, 2020 by

There is a gold standard for measuring just about everything. Sometimes that standard is science-based, but often it is enabled by...

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School Safety Agents Should No...

Jun 10, 2020 by

Two prominent voices in the education “community” have joined the chorus calling for school safety agents to be...

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Virtually Intimate Education

May 18, 2020 by

Words are like Ubers that can be hired to take you anywhere you want to go.  A People’s Democratic Republic is not...

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The Post Spreads Infectious Ed...

May 14, 2020 by

The New York Post has provided us with an activity that would in case of perpetual quarantine keep us busy until the end of...

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Schools Re-Opening: Giuliani, ...

May 13, 2020 by

Having an academic credential or achieving prominence in political leadership count for nothing when a person’s judgment is...

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Count the NY Post’s Anti...

May 12, 2020 by

The New York Post has provided us with an activity that would in case of perpetual quarantine keep us busy until the end of...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

May 11, 2020 by

It’s clear from retired Clerk Steve Danko’s letter  to The Chief-Leader, that he has a hard time concealing and...

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Letter to The New York Post Ab...

May 5, 2020 by

The Post’s report that all 98 of the graduating seniors at Success Academy’s HS of Liberal Arts were accepted by colleges...

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Teacher Appreciation Week Star...

May 4, 2020 by

Today is the start of Teacher Appreciation Week!  From May 4th until the the 8th, educators get to bask in the sun of high...

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Grading and the Human Spirit

Apr 29, 2020 by

How, if at all, should students be graded for this surrealistic academic year?  Could it possibly be on traditional criteria?  If so,...

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Administrative Bloat: Flatten ...

Apr 20, 2020 by

Polls show that the general public overwhelmingly feels that quality education is at top on the list of essential governmental...

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School Closing, Testing and SC...

Apr 17, 2020 by

In an almost unprecedented fluke of empathy for public school educators that was not driven by a hidden contradictory agenda, the New...

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Corporations Repent So Kids Ca...

Mar 30, 2020 by

Corporations are people too!  There is a Leave it to Beaver ambiance in Board Rooms. Best kept secret. Worst joke. Corporations...

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