Last week, the Oak Ridge Board of Education (BOE) chairman, Keys Fillauer, responded to one of my columns that asked of our schools, “Are we getting what we’re paying for?” Rather than address our problems, Mr. Fillauer lamented, “Why would I want to move to a place where all I read is negativity?” Since we … Continue reading Post-Haste


Here’s Lookin’ at You, Keys

I originally wrote this piece to address the BOE chair's column point-by-point. After I'd completed it, I was less than satisfied. I think it's because I'm sick of this never ending game that the BOE continues to play. I've tried in earnest for years to work with each and every member of this board and … Continue reading Here’s Lookin’ at You, Keys