By Allen Nitschelm
Marie Altieri, Acton-Boxborough's Deputy Superintendent of Schools, is expected to take over as Acting Superintendent on July 1st once Superintendent Glenn Brand resigns, according to the meeting agenda for the hastily called School Committee (SC)...
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The Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee (SC) is stonewalling Acton Forum and members of the public about the recently announced resignation of School Superintendent Glenn Brand. For a town whose residents, children, and tax dollars revolve...
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(This is part three on the differences between capitalism and socialism...) Good intentions and $4.65 will get you a mocha latte at Starbucks. Good intentions are used to justify socialism's control of people in a society. And I believe that most...
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Amy Krishnamurthy, the newly elected Chair of the Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee (SC), has flatly refused to speak to Acton Forum editor Allen Nitschelm, after repeated attempts to contact the Chair and ask some simple questions about...
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A very strange story has appeared in my favorite Wall Street Journal, about a Yale administrator who was posting racially insensitive comments in her Yelp reviews. Jane Chu referred to some people as "white trash" and said that a particular Japanese...
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By Allen Nitschelm
Dr. Glenn Brand, chosen just three years ago to be the new Superintendent of Schools, is leaving the school at the end of June, according to a joint email sent out by Brand and School Committee Chair Mary Brolin. Brand signed a three-year contract...
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In part one, I talked about the greatness of capitalism, and tried to show sort of a mathematical way of proving it. Capitalism likely improves the outcome of economic trades made by people versus trades authorized by, or restricted by, or...
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It is hard to write about the greatness of capitalism because it seems so obvious, like explaining why one plus one equals two. But there are so many people now who seem to embrace some form of socialism that it does seem necessary to remind them of...
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Former President Barack Obama has won the Kennedy Center's 2017 Profile in Courage Award for a speech he is to give to Cantor Fitzgerald, the Wall Street brokerage house. Obama will be paid $400,000 for the speech, which is expected to take him...
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There has been a lot of discussion about "fake news," with much it it fueled by the rise of the Internet. It used to be that getting your story in the newspaper faced a certain high barrier. Your item had to be newsworthy, of course, but it was also...
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