For the past few columns I’ve been writing about the school district accountability. I’ll continue with that topic again soon, but right now I’m on vacation and the last thing I want to think about is test score gaps.
The canning process was invented as a result of a contest sponsored by Napolean Bonparte beginning in 1795. The French emperor needed to be able to feed his troops as they marched through Europe, and he was having a hard time. Hauling around lots of food – and keeping it from spoiling – was no easy feat.