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Archives for January 2013

The Boro Road Show

The Springboro School Board Road Show is coming to your town! Call your buddies, bring your friends, and prepare to be amazed!!! Just when you thought you couldn’t possibly be surprised by the actions of our Springboro school board, they go and turn it up to eleven.  Yep, even as they tell us about the […]

Common Ground and Common Sense

Yesterday we celebrated the life of a great and historic American – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I thought I would begin my remarks with some words of wisdom from the great Dr. King who said, “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – […]


At last week’s Springboro school board meeting, questions were asked, questions were raised, and questions remain about what will happen next. We learned that no due diligence was done in the “search” for consulting firm to do a feasibility study on charter schools. We learned that the only vendor considered for our objective analysis is […]

Who is Failing Whom?

There is a failure within the educational system in Spingboro. It is not the teachers of Springboro who get an F. Our schools outperform all Ohio Charter Schools and most Ohio Public Schools. There is plenty of data that shows our teachers deserve an A grade. Nope the F grade is assigned to me. The […]

Springboro Schools: Dare to Compare

In recent weeks, I have written several posts outlining my appreciation for the teachers and schools in Springboro.  Many have agreed with me.  Some have disagreed.  Others have been just plain aggravated.  My intent is not to tell you or anyone how to think, but rather to present facts and personal experiences and then offer […]

My 3 Words for 2013

I recently completed reading the book, Amazing Things Will Happen by C.C. Chapman.  The book is filled with useful nuggets of wisdom and short bits of great advice from the author.  One of the ideas that struck a chord with me was about choosing 3 words to use as a mantra for guiding your actions […]