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We Need To Stop Talking About The Teacher Shortage

The following is a repost of a blog by Forbes magazine education writer Peter Greene.   News of a teacher shortage across the nation has been pummeling us for years now, right up through a story yesterday in the Panama City News Herald about … Continue reading

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We Need to Talk

There’s an old joke that says there are five kinds of fear:  Panic, Terror, 15 Missed Calls from Mom, User or Password Incorrect and WE NEED TO TALK.  We need to talk; it’s one short sentence that can make you remember every … Continue reading

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A Wyoming Tragedy in One Act?

Unless you’ve been buried under snow, which is a distinct possibility these days, it’s hard to miss the ongoing debate about education funding in Wyoming. The legislative session is in full swing and the topic that’s center stage is the … Continue reading

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Reality Bites

For those of you who follow my blog in some way (thanks Mom), you may have noticed that I haven’t posted for a while.  The truth is, I’ve been really busy.  But busy or not, I think its time to … Continue reading

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There’s Something to See Here

If you’re a fan of 80’s comedies like I am, you count Naked Gun as one of the classics.  The “Nothing to See Here” scene in this film is one of my favorites.   Police Lt. Frank Drebin arrives on the … Continue reading

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The Scesis Increases

“Ello, I wish to register a complaint.”  So starts Monty Python’s famous Dead Parrot skit.  For fans of the Flying Circus, it’s a quintessential piece of British humor.  For those with an eye for analogy, it’s also a burning effigy of the current state … Continue reading

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