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Posted 02/25/2013 09:22:20 EST
I think that when criticisms are made, such as the city not meeting recommendations in management letters, it would be very helpful if more detail could be provided by the critic. What are the recomme more »
Posted 02/24/2013 11:36:33 EST
thoughtsfromnewton might help by putting together some numbers to back the criticism. Enumerate the mistakes, incompetence and dishonesty. Data-driven criticism can be helpful. General rhetoric is not more »
Posted 02/24/2013 01:47:51 EST
The NO campaign is off track on two important issues. First they have the cost comparison of the Burlington MA school v. ours completely wrong. In fact, Newton tax payers will get the same value for t more »
Posted 05/17/2012 01:09:13 EDT
There is no doubling. The focus is on tools etc. The staff cost is the current cost. No staff increases! more »
Posted 05/16/2012 01:49:32 EDT
The 80% figure is not being added. It's the typical staff component of the whole school budget and of this technology sub component. The existing staff run all of the IT: hardware, software, content. more »
Posted 05/16/2012 12:34:44 EDT
So who on this list has a cell phone or computer which is more than6 years old or even more than 4 years old? That's the issue. Current digital tools are a central requirement for a digital education. more »
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