Monthly Archives: February 2007

Safety in numbers

This handout (on Mike McMahon’s site) caught my eye at the Alameda for Better Schools (ABS) meeting last week. It’s a graph showing the Base Revenue Limit for each school in Unified School District in Alameda County. The Base Revenue…

A tale of two tubes

When I got home from work this evening, there was an email from “bewarethesilentspin@yahoo.com” in my inbox with a couple of videos linked to it. The name appears to be a play on “bewarethesilentslate,” a copycat youtube.com site that hosts…

School in Absentia

Life’s been a little too busy to actually post anything recently. But I didn’t want to drop the school budget as an issue, being that it is burning hot right now and decisions are going to be made in the…

Development 2.0 – Alameda Point

On Friday afternoon, the ARRA staff report concerning the developer RFQ was posted. The report includes a staff summary of the process and explanation of the criteria (7 separate items ranked as weak/moderate/strong). The report also includes a detailed explanation…