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As Secretary of Education for two governors, I took affordability seriously. That's why I wrote school boards last October to encourage them to manage ratios, and why I supported districts like … more
That's a 15-yard penalty for being a Patriot (not the New England variety that loses to the Giants in big games; the kind that forms the nation). Can you believe it? The NFL owners group has voted to … more
At the Boston Marathon several years ago, a woman in running garb, named Rosie Ruiz, snuck out of the sideline of onlookers, a few miles from the finish line. She was ahead of any woman in the pack … more
If you pay income or real estate taxes in Vermont, you are like an insurance company. You are insuring, with your taxes, the retirement pension and healthcare benefit promises made to state employees … more
I received a voice mail from Hugh in Marlboro. Hugh is a regular reader and thought I should write about Doodlebugs. If you're not familiar with Doodlebugs, I think it bears a bit of explanation. The … more
One of the highlights of my year is planting my vegetable garden. It's a time full of hope and anticipation as I nestle seedlings into the soil and sow seeds. I started many seeds indoors, growing … more
You know that awkward space in a tense conversation when folks size up the situation and talk about the weather instead of the metaphorical pachyderm lumbering about the room? The other day, I sat … more
My parents were the children of immigrants, and for the most part the rules at home were a bit like the 10 Commandments - "Thou Shalt not ." (Don't fight with your brother; Don't eat candy before … more
The Reformer. How appropriately entitled a publication for this commentary. The last time I visited Montpelier, our capital and Burlington, our city on the lake, it was on a middle school field trip. … more
On May 16 Governor Scott signed into law a prescription drug importation bill. It would, according to language in the bill, " designate a State agency that shall either become a licensed drug … more
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