Archive for September, 2011

What Should We Teach

There’s a great blog post called What to Teach which starts to explore the question of standards and curriculum.  Without divulging all of it, the article deals with the definition of educational curriculum and what should be taught as the standard for high school. It’s in the area of curriculum reform and uses the new […]

Continue Reading 5 comments September 24th, 2011

What Criteria Were Used?

I would love to have been a fly on the wall in the search and selection of Robert Runcie, the new Broward School Board Superintendent.   In addition to checking that he is a good administrator, honest, smart, hardworking, has some ideas on how to improve test scores (sad sad sad) and deal with unions […]

Continue Reading 8 comments September 22nd, 2011

Robert Runcie is Broward’s New School Superintendent

BROWARD SCHOOL BOARD SELECTS NEW SUPERINTENDENT Robert Runcie The School Board of Broward County has selected Robert Runcie as superintendent of the sixth largest school district in the country. Following final interviews this morning of the two finalists, Runcie and Dr. Bernard Taylor, Jr., Superintendent, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Board members […]

Continue Reading 14 comments September 21st, 2011

My local schools – Whats New?

Its been awhile since I’ve posted,  here’s the news here about my local schools and their school board. The lady that I knew pretty well on the board resigned. It’s a shame. She was an X-teacher and totally dedicated to making the public schools work. She got criticized pretty heavily for being closely associated with […]

Continue Reading 13 comments September 20th, 2011


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