What If This Distance Learning Experiment Works?

What If This Distance Learning Experiment Works?

This article was featured 3/16/2020 in the Union Leader’s opinion editorial section. In response to the recent COVID-19 threat, the NH Department of Education and Manchester School District are implementing distance learning contingencies. They will allow...
Education Through the Golden Age Filter

Education Through the Golden Age Filter

I’m working on an article and accompanying video that asks the question, “Why isn’t public education getting cheaper?” The origin of the question comes from the observation that the digital age is causing the cost of acquiring information to go to zero. Yet, the costs...
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...