Say what you want about Jesse "The Governor" Ventura, but they guy has an uncanny ability (at times) to make sense of things. The latest on his views of education in Minnesota can be found here in the Minneapolis - St. Paul Star Tribune. Now if ol' Jesse thinks the numbers of school administrators is a problem, wait till he sees how much they make... I don't fault people for going out and trying to earn a good living, but in the realm of public education the payscales too often seem unbalanced.
15 years and 1,213 posts! My first experience with the World Wide Web came in 1995, and by 1997 I had my own web page. The first web authoring tool I remember using was Composer, an HTML editor built into the Netscape Communicator suite. That helped me learn some HTML, and later I used Microsoft Word 97 and then FrontPage 98 and later Macromedia Dreamweaver to design more elaborate pages. Some of my FrontPage-built sites are still on the web. As I learned more about HTML standards and validation I wrote more HTML by hand, but I still wanted a way to make publishing to the web easier. By 2001 I understood that (a) sites should be updated regularly and (b) FTP'ing sites and pages from my desktop to a server was a bit of a pain. I had heard about some early blogging platforms and chose one, Blogger , to try out. As you can see, I'm still here. My receipt from Pyra Labs for Blogger Pro My first post using Blogger came on December 8, 2001. A few months later I paid fo