Category Archives: Political Action

Ending Hunger

I have never been hungry a day in my life.  Never really, deeply, truly HUNGRY. Never hungry for hours on end or days on end.  My family has never suffered food insecurity–a term I had never heard of until a … Continue reading

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The Occasional Post

Holy Toledo. There is nothing like keeping a blog spot fresh and engaging by posting at the glacial pace of about once a month! It is not that I do not care, or I don’t have a lot to say. My work hours have … Continue reading

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JUNE, 1972: the beginning of the end

If you are much younger than I am, you probably have no idea how significant an event was set into motion on this date forty years ago. At 2:30 a.m. on the morning of June 17, 1972, five men were … Continue reading

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News from the Commissariat

Or as we say back home: Новости от комиссариат In an interesting turn of events, a local “sleeper cell” has recently been discovered, recognized for what it was, and exposed for all to see.  Ha! All I have to say … Continue reading

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Full-bore School Board Elections

Last Tuesday, May 8, was School Board Election Day here in Delaware.  There has been some pressure and lots of talk in the past few years about the idea of repositioning school board elections on the annual calendar to coincide … Continue reading

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What’s It All About?

What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about when you sort it out, Alfie? Are we meant to take more than we give,…? What is it all about, Alfie? Hardly anybody … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Education Professionals, Education Unions, Political Action, School Boards, School Improvement, Teacher Unions, Teachers and Parents | 6 Comments

Rules to Live By in an Election Year

I am  member of DSEA Retired—even though I am not yet retired, (I am 0n a leave of absence from teaching) and even though I am not planning on retirement for a few more years. Back in 2010, they made … Continue reading

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