All posts by Chris Acampora

What Could Have Been Purchased With $$$ Spent on Campaign

 by Chris Acampora and Kristen Plahn Jeb Bush is now yesterday's news, but nobody seems to have talked about what it took to get his presidential campaign off the ground. Bush, the former governor of Florida and brother of President George W. Bush, spent $58.8 million on his campaign (including super PACs and donations). That's almost five times as … Continue Reading ››

Replace ‘No Homework Tuesdays’ with Work-free Weekends for Real Break

By Chris Acampora and Kristen Plahn In December, students were given the gift of no homework assignments on Tuesdays. But, was this a rip-off? Tuesdays in December are limited and that makes homework-free days hard to come by. If the school system wishes to continue with “No Homework Tuesdays,” as they are dubbed, then they should consider having more … Continue Reading ››