Jeb Bush's Florida Model and Florida "leaders" have produced America's worst state education system for generation. Weaponize that fact, politically, relentlessly, to change it.
An inherent defense of public education; a revealing view of "charter"; admirable personal suffering weaponized for bad governing of others. A case stu…
Billy Townsend
An appreciation of Polk County's best administrator. And what her talents tell us about what to look for in the next superintendent.
Billy Townsend
If she's planning to work for IDEA, Mrs. Byrd should say so during or prior to Tuesday's School Board vote. The public has a right to know.
Billy Townsend
"Julie and Billy's Hot Tub Talk," episode 2: Billus Interruptus Too MuchusListen now (41 min) | As we parse the wreckage from our inaugural episode’s Cobra Kai demolition derby, certain unavoidable questions arise: Why does B…
Billy Townsend
Publix and Publix heirs should take a long break from power politics and rebind themselves to shared American life and representative democracy. What a…
Billy Townsend
"Billy and Julie's Hot Tub Talk" podcast, Episode 1: Deconstructing "Cobra Kai"Listen now (46 min) | Everybody has a podcast. Why not Billy and Julie? We’re funny and insightful; and people like us. As far as we know. We also have…
The character Grady Judd too often plays has become very dangerous. He'll never face a political reckoning for it; but he should look inward for a mora…
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