Georgia is turning blue, Yes, but there’s still work to do

I just came across this post from 4.5 months ago. And as hoped for, our great state of Georgia has come through, so far (the only Blue state from Virginia straights down and across to New Mexico!). But we all still have work to do-- it's only about 5 weeks till the January 5th runoffs … Continue reading Georgia is turning blue, Yes, but there’s still work to do

June 30th 2020, Halfway through the year

Good morning Georgia— For all his blunders in the managing of the current virus crisis in Georgia, it’s been good to see that Governor Brian Kemp has been modeling appropriate masking for the past several weeks. And yesterday he announced an upcoming flyaround tour of the state when he plans to encourage the use of … Continue reading June 30th 2020, Halfway through the year

A Gentle Suggestion for Mike Bloomberg, who wants to “Get It Done”

So Mike Bloomberg will be in the debate tomorrow night, that's new news. Here's a suggestion for Mike to "get it done" (Probably just a thought experiment, but maybe....) Take the billions he’s budgeted for his vanity campaign— divide the assets into two piles, one half to dedicated to attack/counter-misinformation ads and social media deployed … Continue reading A Gentle Suggestion for Mike Bloomberg, who wants to “Get It Done”

Like boats passing in the twilight

Athens education friends, CCSD friends, well it seems that sadly, the #slowmovingtrainwreckdumpsterfire has gained some momentum: here goes (with apologies and full credit to @SethAbramson^ for the inspiration) "With last night's latest in a flurry of CCSD announcements, on a Friday evening, the district’s unbearably slow-moving chaos machine has gathered steam: there have now been 15* principal … Continue reading Like boats passing in the twilight

Candid Feedback

Cedar/Central friends, CCSD friends, Athens and Georgia public education friends: This sounds like a promising approach in helping diverse and effective schools thrive-- a story from, of all places, Iowa: berto.fyi/IowaStudentLedPD " 'Unless we get feedback from diverse perspectives, we can only operate from what we know—and what we know is limited because it's just … Continue reading Candid Feedback