WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019
Our new year begins next week: With apologies, we'll be extending our holiday break through the start of next week. We're attending to some personal matters. And when have you seen us do that?
For today, you might want to peruse this recent report from New York Magazine concerning the desire to reduce "segregation" in New York City's "specialized" (academically high-powered) public high schools. We were struck by a fairly obvious possible step the author doesn't seem to consider. We expect to discuss this report next week, but can you see what the possible missing step is?
We expect to return full time next Monday. We'll propose a new focus for a new year:
You've heard of Alexander's ragtime band, but have you heard of "Aristotle's error?" As we wait for the trump to hit the fan, we expect to start our new year with that framework next week.