Month: June 2016

An Educated Parent Voice is a Stronger Parent Voice.

Earlier this week, I commented on the education reform movement’s brilliant use of language. This week, another component of their modus operandi revealed  itself. Over the years, I’ve noticed that the education reform crowd seems to have incredibly thin skin. If they feel… Read More ›

The Importance of Parent Voice

The thing I admire most about the education reform movement is their brilliant co-opting of language. They use language to frame their manifesto in a manner that is extremely difficult to counter-argue. Take, for example, their heavy reliance on phrases… Read More ›


Last Friday, after the morning meeting, my company’s CFO casually asked if I was going to be around that afternoon. With a sinking feeling in my stomach, I replied yes. He said he was going to come see me later… Read More ›