How (Not) to Talk About Vaccines
There are two topics about which people who otherwise tend to agree with each other tend to figuratively rip each other’s throats out about. Since I wrote about Israel and Palestine in my last column, I figured I’d go whole hog and write about vaccines this week. Continue reading
We Apologize For…
I’m traveling this week again. This means, among other things, that I get to hear a lot of people/companies say “We apologize for the inconvenience.”
It took me a little while to realize why this so reliably gets under my skin. Continue reading
“Smart” Kids and Hard Tests
So a couple weeks ago now, I attended the forum on the Common Core standards in Albany with Commissioner King.
The parents and teachers and board members and principals who spoke were as a rule eloquent. Some of the many things mentioned that I share concern about incude: Continue reading