Kansas city Schools: Latest in the race to the bottom

 Massive school closures in KC to be done by fall: The politics of ‘compassionate conservatism” You’ve no doubt heard the dismal news out Wednesday, March 12, 2020.  Kansas City’s school superintendent said he is going to shutter nearly half the district’s schools due to plummeting enrollment and budget deficits.  Perhaps, more grotesque was his […]

Have you ever been curious?

I met a young lad at a Thanksgiving dinner party.  He is a newly graduated, unemployed architect.  He is living in an as yet unfinished attic of an artist’s studio.  In exchange for finishing it, he gets to live there for $75/month.  Access is by a ladder.  That doesn’t sound too bad.  The only problem […]