Category Archives: explanations

Understanding the Possible Internet Sales Tax

There’s been noise in the news lately about how the State and Federal government is looking towards imposing sales tax on internet or e-commerce businesses for the first time.  This will mean a lot of changes in the way business … Continue reading

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School Finance from a Parent’s Perspective

I went to a public meeting of the Finance Committee for our local school district this week.  The news, as anyone could have imagined, is not good.  Here’s the problem in a nutshell: -Property values have dropped, and as a … Continue reading

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The Obligatory New Year Post and Rant

Every year, folks use January as a time to reframe and recommit themselves to be better than before.  I would argue that every day is equally relevant as a marker to try to do better than before, but perhaps a … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Logic Get In The Way

Hanging around with folks in the Marketing world has taught me a lot over the years.  One of those things is that you shouldn’t try to screw up a perfectly good story with logic. Over time, I’ve learned about everything … Continue reading

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How Good Are You?

I was reading an article in USA Today this morning about how many teachers are new to the profession and the high rate of teacher turnover.  It also discussed how parents could ask teachers questions to explain and translate test … Continue reading

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