Massachusetts Democrats for the Public School Company Store vs Charter Schools

 ♫ You load sixteen tons, what do you get Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go I owe my soul to the company store ♫ Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford Ebeneezer Scrooge:  I have been forced to support the establishments I have mentioned through taxation and … Continue reading Massachusetts Democrats for the Public School Company Store vs Charter Schools

Denver Last Day: Redstate Interview Ed Morrissey, Katie Pavlich, Leon Wolf, Welby the Wallabee and more

I got to Redstate a tad late on the final day as I had crashed the night before quickly and needed to pack. The Hotel agreed to hold our bags as checkout time was noon and our flight wasn't until 6:50 pacific. As soon as I was done I headed over to Redstate and the … Continue reading Denver Last Day: Redstate Interview Ed Morrissey, Katie Pavlich, Leon Wolf, Welby the Wallabee and more

Lies, Damn lies & Commercials or What a difference a few #AmplifyChoice facts make

Dash: But Dad always said our powers were nothing to be ashamed of, our powers made us special. Helen: Everyone's special, Dash. Dash: Which is another way of saying no one is. The Incredibles 2004 Last Sunday when I woke up after getting home from Denver I turned on the TV as I got dressed … Continue reading Lies, Damn lies & Commercials or What a difference a few #AmplifyChoice facts make

Denver Day Four Part 1: #AmplifyChoice on the Road

Day Four in Denver and the last day of Amplify Choice started with a Bus Trip to a pair of charter Schools in the Denver area and me being me I took advantage of the time waiting for the bus after mass to interview bloggers Art Gallagher and Mark Lerner some bloggers during the wait … Continue reading Denver Day Four Part 1: #AmplifyChoice on the Road

Denver Day Three Part 2: Da Writers at #AmplifyChoice

The speakers and the presentations are obviously the meat of the Amplify Choice conference but no less important are the writers / blogger who attended and I spoke to as many as I had time to. Since there wasn't a lot free time I struck the lunch ine: I spoke to Kemberlee Kaye of Legal … Continue reading Denver Day Three Part 2: Da Writers at #AmplifyChoice

Denver Day Three Part 1: Panels and speakers

After a pleasant reception at the end of day 2 for attendees on Day three in Denver the Franklin Center event began in earnest with the speakers. It started with a presentation from the Colorado League of Charter Schools which documented the improvements in Denver since the rise of Charter Schools. The fact that if … Continue reading Denver Day Three Part 1: Panels and speakers

Denver Day Two The Zoo and then Six #AmplifyChoice Conference Interviews

Day two in denver began, after daily mass, and the interview I posted with Fr. Scott yesterday with a trip to the zoo. Alas the shuttle from the hotel doesn't make it to the zoo but does make it to the city park where we can walk to the zoo from. The park is beautiful … Continue reading Denver Day Two The Zoo and then Six #AmplifyChoice Conference Interviews