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Rewarding Incompetence

A year after a major financial scandal hit Seattle involving the Seattle Public Schools, two top officials canned have landed lucrative jobs elsewhere. Former Superintendent, Maria Goodloe-Johnson, is now the top academic officer for the Education Achievement System in Detroit and former Chief Financial Officer, Don Kennedy, moved across country to Connecticut who is temporarily […]

School or Shcool?

An embarrassing spelling mistake outside a school in Manhattan’s Lower East Side reportedly remains unfixed months after the error was made.  Can you believe this? The New York Post reported officials at the Department of Transportation  said the error was not made by city officials, but rather by a utility provider following repair work on […]


  Unless you’ve never had a job in your life, I’m sure you’ve experienced a totally incompetent person being rewarded with an undeserved promotion. In my own career, I’ve seen completely clueless social workers rise to become supervisors. It’s not fair. It’s not right. But it happens – far too many times. We’ve seen elected […]