Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mahler and Newton

Like most people, the events at Newton left me stunned — the scale of it, the suddenness, the finality.  The hours and days afterwards were defined primarily by silence: I could not talk about what happened, even with family or … Continue reading

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Board Member Overboard

There is an extraordinary post today by sitting Denver school board member Jeanne Kaplan which should be required reading for anyone who still believes the DPS board has the possibility of rational agreement. Kaplan takes a Board decision with which … Continue reading

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The mixed gift of time

That Colorado was one of several states that will increase the time students spend in school was considered big enough news to make the front page of the Denver Post; luckily a more reasoned look detailed that this program includes just … Continue reading

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