Good News Department. Professor-Cousin Jack, of Jack Bog’s Blog, writes an uplifting piece about a gutsy principal in Portland who is serious about educating children in that financially strapped city, and who is actually doing something about it. The parents and teachers are excited about his proposed changes, which, as Jack describes, include “having his public school renamed re-named an ‘academy’; extending school days; revamping the curriculum; and (get this) requiring the kids to wear uniforms to school next year.” Yes!!
February 27, 2003