Category Archives: Madison schools

Madison schools lower the goal posts yet again

Papering over failure in the name of equity! Is Blaska bitter about losing his school board race two years ago? Sure, but the head groundskeeper was bitter before that epochal defeat, so nothing new. Still, one wishes The Capital Times would … Continue reading

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Madison schools: quit teaching racism

Sorry we got caught Have you read a less sincere “apology” than that uttered by Madison WI public schools for its discussion groups segregated by race like some Mississippi Burning bus station? “This message did not convey our intention in … Continue reading

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Jim Crow at Madison West high school

‘Lacking clarity’ but fully diverse West High School Principal Karen Boran apologized on behalf of West High School for an e-mail to parents that segregated white Zoom sessions from one for persons of color. “This message did not convey our … Continue reading

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Is America in a transitional period?

‘The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides …’ “It was a Black Lives Matter Groundhog Day,” writes Kyle Smith at National Review of Suunday night’s 04-25-21 Oscar telecast. “If a single five-minute period went by without someone … Continue reading

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Can we try something different this election?

Haven’t we learned our lesson from the DPI retreads? Enjoyed Pints and Politics Thursday 03-18-21 held at Kavanaugh’s Esquire Club on Madison WI’s northeast side. Rolf Lindgren always does a good job of hosting on behalf of the Republican party … Continue reading

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Madison teachers go to the mattresses

‘We need to stop this’ Teachers to protest Madison school return plan. A growing group of teachers and staff in the Madison Metropolitan School District are organizing a “teach out”, to stand up against MMSD’s plan to phase back to in-person … Continue reading

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