Month: July 2014

About that school board race…..

Recently epaa/aape published a study called “National Affiliation or Local Representation: When TFA Alumni Run for School Board” ( that literally sent a chill down spine. The study was focused on Teach For America’s increased foray into school board races and… Read More ›

Preparing our Kids for War

Last week I attended an event on education sponsored by Charles Koch. As I sat and listened to the hyperbole it suddenly struck me, we’ve let ourselves think about education as akin to war preparation. Instead of an AK-47 I’m going… Read More ›


Last week we took a long deserved vacation to the beach. My wife and two young children piled into the car and headed to Destin for a week of sun and fun. When we got there the kids immediately clamored… Read More ›