Friday Fish Pics! Big Fish.

Lina Bankert is a partner on Bellwether’s Strategic Advising team. Her husband, Andy, and son, Cody, like to go fishing and here they are with a great catch from earlier this month. Cody caught it. Up in Michigan, as you can tell. Fish bigger than kid is always a good look. Want more pictures of […]

Friday Fish Porn: The Mayor With A Gar

We’ve had a lot of fish here over the years, different kinds of trout, salmon, large and smallmouth bass, stripers, shad…but we’ve never had a gar. Until today. Here’s Kevin Kosar, by day an analyst but more importantly the Mayor of Fish Porn again, with a gar he caught last weekend in the shadow of […]

Friday Fish Porn! Family Ties

Jennifer Schiess is a principal at Bellwether, she’s a former non-partisan senior aide in the Texas legislature focusing on education issues, worked in higher ed, and taught high school English. She’s great, you should know her because you’ll learn from her. But…her brother is the flyfisher in the family. Here is his last week with […]

Friday Fish Porn – Grouper!

Ashley LiBetti Mitchel is an AP at Bellwether and has a keen sense of adventure. Here she is recently in Florida – where among other things she caught this grouper. Fishing puts a smile on the faces of kids of all ages. There are fewer fish pics in the winter, but if you want a fix […]

Gone Fishin’ (Sorta)

I posted content on Twitter today but not here. Including a smart Julie Squire discussion on charter schools and rural education. There is also a picture of me with a ginormous fish over there. And since The Rock is making noise about running for president again, here’s the letter Hailly Korman and I sent him. […]

Friday Fish – Halloween Edition

A break from the regular Friday fish around here. These are Robin Lake’s kids, and this is awesome and adorable. Robin leads CRPE at the University of Washington. Hope everyone had a fun Halloween.  

Katzman & Cohen Make You Think, Freeland Fisher Does, Too, And The Satanists Make You…Oppose Corporal Punishment…Low-Income & Higher Ed, Second That Emotion….More!

Hailly Korman does your reading for you and sums up the new National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges report. John Katzman and Steve Cohen jointly call for economically-based affirmative action in the WSJ. The lede of this one is worth pausing on: We disagree in principle about affirmative action. One of us, a frequent […]

Friday Fish Porn: Then And Now!

Here’s James Cryan – he’s the founder and CEO of Rocky Mountain Prep, a growing Denver area CMO. He fished as a kid: And he fishes now: You know who else likes to go fishing? Lots of people in the education world. Hundreds of pictures of education types with fish right here.

Friday Fish Porn – Canada

Here’s Jamie Rees. He was one of Bellwether’s first interns, a stand out soccer player, poet, and all around great human. Now teaching high school math in Baltimore for the past few years. Adventures in between – including fishing. A westerner by birth and inclination, this summer he was in western Canada and this happened: […]