Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Flip Flop: How Diane Ravitch Changed Course

“As yesterday’s positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured.” -George Walker Bush, Washington D.C., 2007  The signature domestic policy of the GW Bush Administration is often cited to be the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. In 2004, just three years after it was signed into [...]


The Diary of Anne Frank

For the last three weeks, I have sat behind the small ticket counter at OnStage Playhouse…listening. Listening to hammers, listening to the click clack of shoes on a seasoned stage, listening to pages rustling between fingers and, most importantly, listening to voices speaking the words of those left behind by time – channeled through the [...]