NH Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut

GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 6

Why, Skip, is GraniteGrok (especially you) spending so much time on education lately?  Is there nothing better to be talking about?  The short answer, the plain answer, is no.  It IS one of our culture’s “High Ramparts” that the Left decided to target and they were willing to spend decades in influencing, capturing, taking over, …

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GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 5

And yes, I put NH Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut into a prickly position on this but hey, GraniteGrok is NH’s leading and most influential political blogsite – of COURSE this was going to come up. Andru Volinsky – no interview about education should take place without a mention that Andru Alinsky Volinsky was responsible …

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GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 4

The next “micro-topic” that Frenk Edelblut and I discussed is one of my most favorite parts of the NH Constitution: Article 28-A in combination with the incorrect idea that education in NH is all about local control by one’s School Board.  Thus, we talk about unfunded mandates, the “Statification” of local control and the “Federalization” …

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GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 3

Is Education meant to educate a Citizen of our State and Republic?  Or is the major thrust of Education simply to prepare someone to enter the workforce in some capacity?  It is a question, as NH is wrestling with Town Meetings and First/Second Deliberative Sessions (the latter if you are in an SB2 style town), …

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GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 2

With Part 2, I broach the subject that comes up here and again at GraniteGrok: “Curriculum and political bias in the classroom”.  Given that in Part 1 we discussed the appeal process, I was curious as to how often this happens here in NH: It does happen – the teacher in Gilford showing her class …

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GrokInterview: Frank Edelblut, NH Commissioner of Education – Part 1

This afternoon I sat down with Frank Edelblut, the current NH Commissioner of Education, for an hour long interview.  Having video’d him several times in the past along with his announcement of the NH Dept of Ed’s Learning Everywhere, I thought it was time to sit down and have a conversation about the state of …

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SDGANH: “Preparing for the Future of Schooling” – Question and Answer time

After both Ian Underwood and NH Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut were finished with their talks on “Preparing for the Future of Schooling, there was a good half hour time by the audience in asking both questions about their topics and what they are seeing back in their own districts. Part A: Part B:

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SDGANH: “Preparing for the Future of Schooling” – NH Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut (Part 4 and All)

In this seminar, presented by the School District Governance Association of NH (“SDGANH”), the topic of  what will schools and education look like in the future was discussed  and what school board members need to know NOW about the changes (technological, demographic, economic, and political) that they will be facing and ways to view potential …

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SDGANH: “Preparing for the Future of Schooling” – NH Commissioner of Education Frank Edelblut (Part 3)

In this seminar, presented by the School District Governance Association of NH (“SDGANH”), the topic of  what will schools and education look like in the future was discussed  and what school board members need to know NOW about the changes (technological, demographic, economic, and political) that they will be facing and ways to view potential …

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