The Special Education Information System in NYC is getting a lot of slack for failing to live up to the promise and cost. This stirs up some thoughts on government contracting and large IT projects from my experiences at the Rhode Island Department of Education.
In which I speak mostly out of turn on the reliability of Diane Ravitch on the heels of a story in The New Republic.
I love that Providence is pursuing a streetcar. There are really just two things I don’t understand about the Core Connector‘s proposal. I’m going to tackle one in this post.
Why is the entire streetcar route shared with general traffic with no dedicated right-of-way? Truthfully, this isn ...
A local news webpage makes a sloppy mistake.
I wondered to myself If I could explain these two movements in a few sentences. Is this fair?
The Taxed Enough Already (TEA) Party movement is a response to two large government spending packages, the “bailout” and the “stimulus” package. These people felt that it was inappropriate for the government ...