Nelson Mandela clearly is one of the greatest world figures of all time

“He’s the most beloved man in the world.” Charlayne Hunter-Gault, esteemed award winning journalist and NBC News Special Correspondent. “It’s shocking how little American leaders of both parties did to oppose the rise and consolidation of the brutal apartheid regime in the ‘50s and ’60s, but it was Richard Nixon who developed closer ties. The […]

Charter schools in Maine are like the sharks sizing up their prey

Rick Colpitts, superintendent of the Oxford Hills Comprehensive School District – also known as SAD 17 – is like most educators when it comes to what he does. Committed. Dedicated. Smart. Visionary. Results oriented. But Colpitts is also a realist. He recognizes that a more connected world – a digitally engaged one – presents challenges […]