Author: Brian Ess

Taking it one day, one hour, one minute, one second at a time. Dad, data dork, recoverer, public education supporter, developing policy wonk. per aspera ad astra

Dred Scott v. Sandford – 1857

Early this morning, after 145 years, the Statue of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House at the approval of the State House Trust by a vote of 3-0-1 in favor of removal at their meeting Wednesday night.

Additional Thoughts on Consolidation Task Force Meeting

During introductions, we did not hear the affiliation “parent” more than a half-dozen times. That’s a big problem since parents are directly affected by changes to the education system because, as you might guess, their children experience the changes first-hand when they occur. We don’t even know how the task force members were selected or appointed. They were just…there. That’s also a problem.