June 3, 2020

It’s rare that I raise my voice. Some people get scared when that happens. It’s that rare.

The reality is, though, that when I am angry enough to be speechless, that is when the depth of my rage is scary.

I am not violent. Not even when I am enraged to the point of speec...

April 19, 2020

The inefficiencies created by kicking the can down the road.

COVID19 has presented many challenges on many levels for policy makers, not the least of which is whether, when and for how long to close school buildings. These decisions and the way they are communicated dir...

April 11, 2020

I grew up in an atmosphere where I learned very early on that it was not safe to express myself.  It was of the utmost importance that nobody ever suspect that anything was ever not perfect. Consequently, people who knew me as a child thought I was and happy and very s...

April 4, 2020

I’m gonna put it right out there. I am frustrated! 

There, I said it.

I know I am not alone because I talk to administrators of schools about this all the time: superintendents, principals and sometimes teachers too. We talk about how to cut through all of the “noise” in...