Archive for August 2013

“When it rains, it pours … taxes”

From the Montgomery Gazette of July 31, 2013, a letter to the editor by MCTL President Joan Fidler: The Susquehanna River alone, flowing through the Conowingo dam, running less than 20 miles into Maryland before entering the top of the Bay, accounts for 41 percent of nitrogen and 25 percent of phosphorus, yet New York…

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“Schools need to change the way staff is paid to close achievement gap”

From the Montgomery Gazette of August 7, 2013, a letter to the editor by MCTL Board member┬áRobert Monsheimer: We need to initiate a salary cap to assure that the areas with lower performance have a fair share at seasoned staff. We need seasoned staff in the more challenging schools and should provide financial incentive for…

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