Wednesday, January 27, 2016

letter to the town of stuyvesant

revised here or if that doesn't work, try this but I think THIS VERSION is the best and now the town has uploaded a pdf...

Basically, after losing in state court twice, the town seems to be trying to re-write the law and start the dog war back up. I think it's a mistake and would prefer peace. Here is my letter to the town:

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Saturday, January 2, 2016

meet FRED, an educational philosophy

Private schools often seem to need a philosophy (Montessori, Waldorf, Democratic School, etc.). This is especially true if they have not existed for 100 or more years or if there are several private schools close to each other. Public schools, on the other hand, cannot have a philosophy, at least not in New York, although they can in Oregon. Charter Schools can have a philosophy.

Is the philosophy marketing or does it help with education? Let's consider.