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December 2009

Charters Blemished

The Inquirer reported today on corruption cases at Philadelphia Academy Charter School among others.  Apparently, the limited oversight at charter schools has …

Paradox of School Choice

I have been contributing to this blog for almost a month now.  From the beginning, I was reminded of a podcast that …

K Through What?

I am having trouble getting my head around the organizational breakdown of elementary schools in the School District of Philadelphia.  Some are …

Philly Area School Statistics

Torture numbers, and they’ll confess to anything. –Gregg Easterbrook 98% of all statistics are made up.  –Unknown Statistics are like bikinis.  What …

Regarding Henry

I just posted a couple of messages to local email lists and posted a few tweets on the new Twitter account for …