Universal preschool access could help next
Mountain XpressUniversal preschool access could help next generation thriveMountain XpressBetsey Russell helped lay the groundwork during Pre4Cle's early days as an Asheville-based consultant, and is now a member of the collaborative. And though both organizations have similar goals, there are also significant differences, she points out.and more »
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 6:30 am
Betsy DeVos' position on guns in schools is
Washington Examiner (blog)Betsy DeVos' position on guns in schools is not extremeWashington Examiner (blog)While people hyperventilate about Betsy DeVos, President-elect Trump's choice to lead the Education Department, supposedly demanding guns in schools to protect from grizzly attacks (she didn't actually say that), her actual position got lost in the ...and more »
Posted on 18 January 2017 | 8:45 am
Baldwin to leave Asheville City Schools post
Asheville Citizen-TimesBaldwin to leave Asheville City Schools postAsheville Citizen-TimesSchool system volunteer Betsey Russell credited Baldwin with establishing a clear vision and strategy. "I liked her concept of excellence and equity and I'm sorry to see her go," said Russell, who previously served on the Asheville City Schools ...and more »
Posted on 21 December 2016 | 8:05 pm
Away for the holidays: how to send care
wivb.comAway for the holidays: how to send care packages to military service memberswivb.comLOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – For service men and women being away this time of year is hard. Now, family services here at home are sending care packages to help make them feel a piece of home. Betsey Russell's husband is a load master in the flying ...
Posted on 4 December 2016 | 9:15 am
Sen. Hill defends Bair against criticism
Sen. Hill defends Bair against criticism from 14 former Fish & Game commissionersThe Spokesman-Review (blog)Idaho Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, said he's still reviewing the documents, but his initial take is that he disagrees with the 14 former state Fish & Game commissioners who are calling on him to replace Sen. Steve Bair, R-Blackfoot, ...and more »
Posted on 18 November 2016 | 11:40 am
Keep the profit out of education
Betsey Russell is a nonprofit communications consultant who lives in Asheville.
Posted on 10 June 2015 | 4:49 am
POLL: Should School Board Members Be Elected
The research I've seen shows virtually no difference in performance and is inconclusive," parent Betsey Russell said ... City Schools, have appointed school boards. The remaining 112 school systems elect their school board members. That's also typical ...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:19 am
Brandi Glanville: RHOBH Eileen Davidson
LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Brandi Glanville says Eileen Davidson allegedly stole Vince Van Patten from his ex-wife (Betsey Russell). And tonight Brandi Glanville is allegedly saying something bad about Kim Richards as well. Brandi “Lisa went bankrupt in ...
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 8:01 am
Wanted: Top applicants for City Board of
You can learn more about being a school board member at a special Board of Education session for interested applicants at 5:30 on Jan. 28 at the ACS Central Office, 85 Mountain St. Betsey Russell lives in Asheville. She is a member of the Asheville City ...
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 8:00 am
More reason to distrust for-profit charter
NC Policy Watch contributor Betsey Russell recently forwarded a story from the Akron Beacon Journal that raises further doubts about for-profit charter schools. It turns out that the Beacon-Journal has been conducting a months-long study of charters in ...
Posted on 3 December 2014 | 10:38 pm