The more things change: School finance edition

Several media outlets, including the Grant County Herald Independent in Lancaster (the first newspaper I worked for, back when Ronald Reagan and the first George Bush were president) and the Wisconsin State Journal, are reporting an unprecedented number of teacher retirements as the latest consequence of Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to defang public employee unions. […]

>Presty the DJ for April 28

>Today’s highlight in rock history is just this: Today in 1975, Ringo Starr appeared on CBS-TV’s “The Smothers Brothers” … … after which John Lennon appeared on NBC-TV’s “Tonight Show.”   Which brings this thought to mind: On the occasions I have radio ambitions (before I sit quietly and wait for them to pass), I […]