How to Change the World In Your Spare Time

How to Change the World In Your Spare Time

I’m speaking with a lot of people who are expressing apathy and helplessness. They’re not voting in local elections because they feel like nothing ever changes. I totally understand that perspective but, at the same time, I don’t accept it. So...
Manchester School District Survey Results

Manchester School District Survey Results

I July and August, I conducted a survey of Manchester residents, asking them about Manchester School District issues. This article presents the results of the 175 responses to that survey. Overview The two most important issues as ranked by the respondents were...
The Heartbreaking Cost of Over-assessing Our Kids

The Heartbreaking Cost of Over-assessing Our Kids

In 2014, a Manchester elementary school teacher was in so much anguish, she felt compelled to speak out. The source of her angst was the excessive amount of assessments teachers are mandating to administer. Kelley Tambouris was “angry, frustrated, but most of...