Posts Tagged ‘Election’

Education in TN – part IV

January 29, 2010

Where Do We Go From Here? – final in a series of 4

The Tennessee gubernatorial candidates for were recently asked for specific actions to improve education in Tennessee. Mayor Haslam: focus renewal efforts on inner city schools. McMillan: evaluate teachers on achievement gains by students and not test scores. State Sen. Kyle: universities should graduate students, not enroll them. Lt. Gov. Ramsey: need more Charter Schools and homeschooling. Gibbons: provide full scholarships for those planning to teach. Rep. Wamp: study “Best Practices” as we consider reform. McWherter: see teaching as a noble profession.

I guess I took a lot of notes. Actually, it reminded me a lot of school.



Is this district truly unwinnable?

January 19, 2010

As I sit in the living room with my family, taking a break from emails, meetings, blog postings, and many other tasks, I cannot help but feel extremely proud of our nation tonight.


Welcome to Signers & Framers

January 11, 2010

Welcome to the blog.

I will be posting regularly on different issues facing our country, and how I believe the Signers and Framers of our nation would have felt. There will also be posts on current issues the S&F could never have predicted would concern our nation. (more…)