Policy Brief


  • Cycle Repeats for School District

    In the summer of 2013 we wrote a blog about a budget proposal in the Plum School District that would have furloughed teachers in order to eliminate a budget deficit.  Instead the decision made by the school board was to … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

  • Weekend essay: A matriarch’s grace

    “Courage” is the word that came to mind with the news that Bush family matriarch Barbara Bush had died Tuesday at the age of 92. That, after she had chosen home “comfort care” over a hospital or hospice stay as … Continue reading