Thursday, October 30, 2008

Measure Q: the SMART train proposal

Aired on KQED Radio News October 29, 2008

One of the most hotly contested ballot measures in the North Bay, Measure Q would levy a one quarter cent sales tax for the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train. Supporters say SMART offers an alternative to gridlocked highway. Opponents question the proposal's efficiency and its $1 billion price tag.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Downtown High School

Published in Edutopia Magazine and on in October, 2008.

Diplomas for (Would-Be) Dropouts: Project Learning Serves the Most At-Risk Students

How To: Design Assessments for Project Learning

Audio slideshow -- Sky Rocket: Celestial Lessons Turn Truant Into Graduate

Field Report

Aired on The California Report Magazine Friday October 3, 2008.

A new website based in California is giving away hundreds of thousands of dollars for people's true-life stories. is also trying to shake up the publishing model, with community-based story selection replacing editors.