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Comment on: What if NBA teams could do the last five drafts over?
Posted 06/23/2015 05:47:26 EDT
So, since it's so rare to compliment management around here, it does say a little something for the C's that so many of their picks would slide up the draft board in recent years.
Comment on: The positive numbers about young black men Derrick Jackson: The positive numbers about young black men
Posted 02/22/2015 10:26:13 EST
That's a fabulous point. We should totally just give up on black men. Put your stats and Derrick's stats side by side and you get... a complex picture that demonstrates both the troubles facing young more »
Comment on: Charlie Baker must address K-12 achievement gaps - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/02/2014 05:40:54 EST
That 16,000 number is a completely different list... not the charter list. The charter list has 58,000 kids on it - about 45,000 different students. http://www.doe.mass.edu/charter/enrollment/fy2015Wa more »
Comment on: The Health Connectorâs site: Working, but not great - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/27/2014 06:02:00 EST
I must have missed the part where people had been so happy with dealing with health insurance bureaucracy before this - particularly those who have not been so fortunate to have their insurance from t more »
Comment on: Health Connector website sees heavy activity on first day
Posted 11/16/2014 09:15:34 EST
Because 60 of 6000 signed up and paid doesn't mean the rest couldn't. It means maybe they were like me. Logged in, did some research, we're excited that my plans were actually 5% cheaper this year tha more »
Comment on: âThe Newsroomâ takes us to âWatertonâ
Posted 11/11/2014 06:18:38 EST
To be fair, the town name was never mentioned in the actual news coverage. #sarcasm - more »
Comment on: Harvard secretly photographed students to study attendance Harvard secretly photographed students for study Secret photographing stirs worry at Harvard
Posted 11/06/2014 07:15:46 EST
Touched by the concern of the faculty for the privacy of their students. I mean, it's not that they might be concerned that their classes might be exposed for low attendance? (Now, they actually might more »
Comment on: Honeybee fixation might just be overstated - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/08/2014 06:00:28 EDT
As long as you're OK with not being able to grow food as well - we can import our food from other countries, maybe ones like Russia. They have lots of space for mass agriculture, would love the import more »
Comment on: Cumberland American: A coachâs moving speech - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/20/2014 10:10:42 EDT
This should be a mandatory viewing for all coaches - because it gets at the heart of everything that sports is supposed to be about - effort, learning, camaraderie, support, friendship... Really great more »
Comment on: Wage gap grows across US - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/12/2014 07:45:21 EDT
Might want to fix that average vs. median explainer to umm, explain it correctly. Median is 50, not 80. more »
Comment on: The state Senate needs a honest debate about charters - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/16/2014 05:44:23 EDT
"Under 40 percent of the district outlay?" Outlay for a student that doesn't attend a district school? The reimbursement formula makes sense, because there are costs that are hard to simply wipe away more »
Comment on: Give Boston schools more freedom on decision-making, report says - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/03/2014 12:51:21 EDT
The report is now posted, and there are some interesting elements in it which didn't make it into the story.http://www.tbf.org/~/media/TBFOrg/Files/Reports/BPS_Report_2014_6-2-14.pdf more »
Comment on: Dorchester charter school faces probation - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/21/2014 05:31:02 EST
I wonder if one way charters could serve as a role model would be to evaluate the BPS public schools in the same way the state reviews charters. Obviously there isn't the same ability to close schools more »
Comment on: Four resolutions for the media - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/01/2014 08:10:21 EST
Add a fifth - don't knowingly twist or hide a side of a story for the sake of generating the comments and reaction you decry in 1-4. Have a viewpoint or slant? OK. But when you knowingly ignore or don more »
Comment on: Idle millennials are victims of their parentsâ success - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/04/2013 06:11:20 EST
Wow... Trophy kids? Seriously? Have you looked at the unemployment rates by city? By neighborhood? I have a feeling the kids in Weston aren't the issue.
Comment on: The last Irish ward boss - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/27/2013 05:37:45 EDT
Kevin: Check your math. Lantigua only got 48% of the preliminary vote. So there's hope. *William Lantigua: 5,725 *Daniel Rivera: 2,799 Marcos Devers: 1,907 Juan "Manny" Gonzalez: 1,058 James Patrick O more »
Comment on: Network for Public Education endorses Consalvo - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/18/2013 09:30:41 EDT
This is an April Fools Day joke, right, but since the mayoral campaign won't last that long you had to publish it today?
Comment on: Blackhawks regain home-ice advantage over Bruins - Boston.com
Posted 06/20/2013 06:06:04 EDT
Gee, umm, Dan, not that you were guilty of that earlier this week. To quote: "It is a mistake to think this series is over. We know better. But the Bruins are just two wins away from another Cup and t more »
Comment on: A pro-charter school mayor? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/10/2013 06:01:06 EDT
It would be interesting for this discussion to see how much Boston's score (rank: 255) is affected by the scores from the exam schools.
Comment on: Small businesses rebounding from tough times - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/27/2013 05:48:31 EDT
Of course, now I want to know who the bread maker in Andover is.
Comment on: The 20 percent need to pay more - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/05/2012 05:43:03 EST
You're right... I meant to say "median family income" - which I meant to highlight because it highlights that two-income families are the ones who would be most likely to get caught in this... median more »
Comment on: Red Sox changing the face of their team - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/05/2012 05:29:46 EST
"can steal bases". This guy stole 39 bases last year (4th in the NL) and no one is talking about that dimension of his game. It's probably my favorite part of this signing. They overpaid - but if they more »
Posted 12/04/2012 05:50:25 EST
There's a reason that your "20 percent" don't feel so rich in Massachusetts. That's because the cost of living is so much higher than elsewhere. In a state where the median income is over $80K - and t more »
Comment on: When the middle man is the new radical - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/01/2012 05:58:27 EDT
Sadly, it will be very easy to ignore a moderate in the current House. He won't be lambasted. He just won't really exist as 1/435th of the debate. Maybe in a few years, if he gets elected/stays...
Comment on: T ridership surges in August despite fare increase - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/01/2012 10:54:50 EDT
So, how does this ridership change afftect revenues?
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