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#554 – Dick Bernard: Parents United for Public Schools, looking forward

Towards the end of yesterday’s most stimulating conference of Parents United for Public Schools, a slide appeared on the screen: “I skate to where the puck will be, not to where it has been.” Wayne Gretzky Gretzky was the almost superhuman hockey player who made it all look easy. I had the privilege of seeing […]

#470 – Dick Bernard: Public Schools, and the kids in them, matter

Sometimes seemingly random events have a real element of synchronicity to them: they seem to have no relationship, but in every meaningful way, they are directly related. I recently experienced two such synchronous events. Wednesday, November 2, I was invited to a house party in south Minneapolis. The event was to recognize the first ten […]