I'm convinced you can get great quality of education at a huge variety of schools. And that's coming from someone who is a graduate of Harvard.

It has been a delight to work with both of these dedicated volunteers. Their service has been very valuable, both on the board level and also on the program level. It is very unusual to have spouses both serve on a Board of Directors.

You'll see that the difference between what the school pays and tuition can vary dramatically.

Does spending more per student lead to increased learning? That's a difficult one. At many schools, the faculty is being paid for its research abilities, not its teaching skills.

The whole property tax discussion is about reform ... moving the property tax system to an income tax based system. We're talking about the wrong issues.