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Blog #84: Dialed In

I’ve always liked baseball, yet the older I get the less I watch. I’ve also enjoyed coaching my son’s baseball team over the years, but he has now switched to lacrosse, so my exposure to baseball has really been diminished in the last couple of years. My sister Suzanne (Suzy Pinstripe) is a huge Yankees…

Budget Control Remains Elusive

For Already Burdened Principals, Budget Control Remains Elusive —Getty and Laura Baker/Education Week By Denisa R. Superville September 24, 2019 Researchers who study school finance have long argued that principals should have more control over how money is spent in their buildings because they are closest to their school, staff, and students and in a better…