Blogs by Author: Ralph Kerr

Schools Out, Summer is Here

07.03.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[1]

               Another school year has ended, students are free for the summer, teachers and other school staff are on vacation and school is closed until September. These are the ...

Are You Ready To Vote?

04.12.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[0]

Are You Ready To Vote?             In all suburban districts throughout New York State the school budgets have been finalized, the school board candidates’ petitions have been filed but ...

Good, Bad and Ugly

02.23.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[2]

            These are the most descriptive words in my opinion to describe the recent agreement among Governor Cuomo, the Commissioner of Education and the President of New York State United ...

"Don't Make my Church Homeless"

02.16.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[2]

            This was the sign carried by some church goers in New York City after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld as “constitutional” a Standard Operating ...

The Grades Are In

02.09.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[1]

When parents in a local school district are asked to grade the school their children attend the grade averages B+ to A. This seems to indicate a great deal of satisfaction with the performance of their child’s school and the impact the school ...

New York Education Budget Quagmire

02.02.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[0]

Two weeks ago New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 2012-2013 State Budget. The portion of the budget related to education will have significant impact on the education enterprise in the State.     ...