Media Points Finger At State School Board

Anyone who didn’t see this coming has been living under a rock. Now that Mike Sentance has headed back to Massachusetts, at least two state newspapers have taken the state school board to task for what has gone on in the last 12-18 months.  The Opelika-Auburn News and the Florence TimesDaily are asking that the… Read More

Reflections

Now that we have turned a page on the long-running saga “Mr. Sentance Goes To Alabama,” it seems fitting to pause and look back at what could be the script for a reality show. Best suggestion for a question to ask at interview for state superintendent.  Before the selection process got underway in the summer… Read More

Tea Party Spin Machine Short On Facts, Long On Hot Air

The news of Mike Sentance’s resignation as state school superintendent brought instant reaction from various factions of the Alabama Tea Party.  As usual, there was lot of chest-thumping and finger-pointing, but very few facts. One of the best examples came from Quin Hillyer, a one-time writer for the old Mobile Press-Register.  (Have never met him, but… Read More