Teacher pay – how much is enough?

$53,975.  $48,421. 6% “average” raises.  21.4% less. $51,231. $47,258. $30,326. All those number have been some North Carolina politician’s spin on teacher pay. Let’s skip the spin: Our teachers are…

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Leadership matters

In 1995, I attended an IBM project management “boot camp.” Some of the specific tools and procedures were new to me, but the ideas such as “work to accomplish a…

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Radical Transparency

Running public schools is the public’s business.  The owner of every North Carolina school building is not the school board, not the superintendent, not the county commissioners, not even the…

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