Category Archives: Columns

Follow The Money

Even an amateur swami with a cloudy crystal ball could have told us how the recent vote to approve charter schools in Alabama would play out.  In fact, he didn’t even have to look at his ball, they could have looked at 2014 campaign financial disclosures instead. There they would have found a trail of… Read More


Contrary to what many think, miracles still happen these days. In fact, one just happened in Alabama concerning public education—though no one seemed to notice. I refer to recent news from the Alabama State Department of Education that four schools formerly on the “failing” school list were removed because of their improvements in test scores.… Read More