Friday Fish!

Bellwether’s Ali Fuller has a strong candidacy for mayor of fish porn. In addition to knowing her way around a fly rod she is also a competent wing shooter and very handy with a rifle. If it turns out the doomsday types are right you’ll want to head to Ali’s place if you’re hungry. Those […]

Friday Fish Porn AK And CO

It’s hard to beat summer in Alaska. Here’s Bellwether Associate Partner Ali Fuller in Alaska with a fat salmon headed for the plate.  Does this look familiar to you? It’s not Ali’s first time in Friday Fish Porn, here she is last year with another salmon, different trip. And here’s Tim Taylor of America Succeeds […]

Friday Fish Porn – In The Salt

Here’s Chad Ratliff – Assistant Superintendent in Virginia’s Albemarle County* Public Schools for instruction and innovation – with a shark he and his son pulled in a few weeks ago (presumably before it could bite anyone).** They let it go. And former CRS analyst and current R Street Institute wonk (and actual whiskey expert) Kevin […]

Friday Fish Porn – Summer Day Edition

Here’s Victor Reinoso fly fishing in Utah a few years ago. He and I had a great day on the water outside of Park City after a meeting. A little hiking and we had the river all to ourselves. Victor is a former deputy mayor in Washington, D.C., he’s a senior advisor at Bellwether, and […]

Richard Whitmire: Why I Put Myself On A Success Academy Writing Diet

By Richard Whitmire I totally get the outsized coverage we’re seeing of Eva Moskowitz and Success Academy charter schools in New York. In years past, I’ve been guilty of the same. But there’s a reason I pulled back. First, let’s discuss Eva’s appeal, which is hard to resist. Moskowitz is one of those rare, swashbuckling […]

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 @ 12:18pm

Kosar Takes The Helm, Three Cheers for School Advertising

This guest blogpost is by Kevin Kosar, author of Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education, who edits the Federal Education Policy History website and is a senior fellow at the R Street Institute. Thanks to Andy Rotherham for giving me the keys to Eduwonk this week. I will resist the temptation to post fish […]

Send In The Guestbloggers

I’m going to take a blogging break for the next two weeks.  But some good things lined up in the interim.  Next week a bunch of great folks are going to drop by to guestblog, including fly fishing pinup idol Paul Herdman, D.C. Deputy Mayor Victor Reinoso, the Piscalnator, Sarah Usdin from New Schools for […]