Happy Literacy Day to those who celebrate

April 18, 2023

Remember, the three ‘cues’ are ortho-phonemic (phonics), grammar, and meaning

Franz Kafka teaches reading

April 13, 2023

Reading nonsense

Minnesota State Capitol

Choosers and choosees

April 12, 2023

Is CAREI fish or fowl?

You say you want a revolution II

April 10, 2023

What is the revolution “based off of?”

You say you want a revolution

March 22, 2023

But when you talk about destruction

The Great Literacy Food Fight III

March 18, 2023

The science of reading is evidence based, and evidence-based literacy is the science of reading

Logical fallacies in the case for phonics

March 14, 2023

Legislating professional practice

The Great Literacy Food Fight II

February 22, 2023

A headlong rush into a territory mapped out by the subsidiary of a private equity company

David Goldstein endorses Carolyn Jackson for House District 49A

February 16, 2018

Former Edina schoolboard member David Goldstein endorses Carolyn Jackson as DFL candidate to run against the incumbent Dario Anselmo, particularly for her knowledge about education issues. David Goldstein endorses Carolyn Jackson for House District 49A from LEFT MN on Vimeo.

Reports from the hustings in 49A

January 29, 2018

There are, fundamentally, a couple of ways to run for office. One way is to demonstrate experience, a deep knowledge of policy, and a commitment to issues that voters find important. The other way is to run a popularity contest. Regrettably, the second way sometimes wins. I was beaten for the president of the fifth […]

Ron Way endorses Ron Erhardt in 49A

March 13, 2016

Ron Way, former Assistant Commissioner of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, official with the U.S. Department of Interior, staffer on Capitol Hill in Washington, reporter for newspapers, including the Star Tribune, and frequent contributor to the Strib and MinnPost, is a resident of House District 49A in Edina. Ron supports Representative Erhardt for re-election. Here […]

I’m gonna stick with Ron . . .

February 11, 2016

A few days ago, I reported on my conversations with Heather Edelson and Matt Samuel, each of whom is seeking the DFL endorsement in House District 49A, a seat that is currently held by Ron Erhardt, a two-term DFLer, but a much longer term legislator. I said that I was going to stick with Rep. […]