Good look at the finance side of the public pension problem (also features fish).
ICYMI Chad Aldeman checks some pension math here.
Supporting women leaders in the ed sector via Chiefs for Change.
School finance need to be a left or right issue, there’s a pretty obvious grand bargain here.
Congressman Bobby Scott of Virginia, who chairs the House education committee worries about the lack of accountability ESSA has ushered in. Virginia’s education secretary meanwhile thinks standardized tests are “toxic.” Good times. (BTW, as in some other states achievement in VA is stagnating, put most charitably, and a charade to change the state’s accountability scheme is what keeps the problem seemingly at bay.)
(2) His name was Dr. Derrick Nelson. He was a high school principal and a recently retired soldier in the Army Reserve, truly a pillar of his community, beloved by all who knew him. When I 1st heard of his death, I thought it was somehow connected to his Army service. It wasn’t.
— Salim Sivaad (@SalimSivaad) April 9, 2019