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How to Handle a Bully?

New Jersey Governor Christie is using the tactics of a playground bully to impress his supporters through name-calling and threats of violence. We won’t sink to his level. He also won’t silence us. More…

The NEA, Your Kids’ School and the Middle Seat

I travel a lot these days meeting with teachers and support staff and principals and parents and the press and anyone anywhere who wants to join hands and make good things happen for kids. I was on my way to Wichita to speak at a conference and the nice man in the middle seat started a nice conversation. More…