December 2012 Archives

As we come to the end of 2012, I reviewed the predictions I made a year ago and graded them.

Alan Blankstein, president and founder of the HOPE Foundation, provides insightful words that reflect on the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary School and offer comfort for the present and a challenge to change our future.

For the last decade, the salaries of teachers have increased only 3.4 per cent when you factor in inflation. It is time to prioritize higher salaries with those higher standards.

Today America's school reopen after a weekend of sadness in response to the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. While our hearts are full of sadness for the children and school staff who were killed, we are full of pride for the educators who protected and saved many children.


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