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<p>Chip Mosher</p>

The new tyranny is here

Sep 12, 2013 11:09am
One of the few beautiful moments in local public education during the past decade occurred at a School Board meeting. About five years ago, in the midst of the corporate-based reform insanity...
<p>Chip Mosher (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Mosher: A partial list of people who need to get off this planet

Aug 28, 2013 3:08pm
I am an old and toothless teacher, and I often dream of Mars. Escaping this treacherous Earth has been a longtime personal goal. Call me Prometheus. I, too, have labored to give the light of learning...
<p>Chip Mosher (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Mosher: Suffer, little children

Aug 21, 2013 5:08pm
Isn’t it ironic that the socialist takeover of our public schools (No Child Left Behind, 2002) was the brainchild of Republican President George W. Bush? What’s the old saying about liberal wolves in...
<p>Chip Mosher (Portrait by Jeferson Applegate)</p>

Mosher: Madam X, Jesus and the teachers’ union

Jul 31, 2013 4:07pm
Last summer, reportedly at the local teachers union’s behest, private negotiation meetings between the school district and union were opened up to teachers, both union members and nonunion, and also...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip vs the rodent

Jul 17, 2013 4:07pm
“Get some traps and kill the little fucker,” my friend Sally said in a pragmatic tone.She was referring to the rat-size mouse living in the water-heater closet on the patio outside the sliding glass...
Chip Mosher

Chip Mosher: How much, and to whom?

Jul 03, 2013 6:07pm
On June 25, the Clark County Education Association, or teachers’ union, and the Clark County School District began facing off for their summer series of negotiation meetings — to decide what to do...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: Aging gracefully in paradise

Jun 19, 2013 7:06pm
You know you’re getting old when half the people on the newspaper’s obituary page are younger than you. But Vegas is a rock ‘and’ roll kinda town. We pride ourselves on living fast, dying young and...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

The end of school, 2013

Jun 05, 2013 3:06pm
It’s been a volatile year in public education. Locally, two major reformers hired from out of state to put Nevada’s schools on the academic straight and narrow both suddenly resigned. And nationally...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: American orgasm

May 22, 2013 6:05pm
Something is misfiring somewhere. Nowhere has this become more evident than the revelation of a sex scandal in our armed forces. Last year, according to Pentagon estimates, about 6 percent of women...
<p>Chip Mosher</p>

Chip Mosher: Dealing with terrorism, Vegas style

May 08, 2013 6:05pm
Much ado has been made recently about Las Vegas dropping in the nation’s terrorism risk-factor ranking of cities, from 30th to 33rd, possibly costing us $1.8 million in Homeland Security funding....