The Heart of the Enterprise


When I ran for the school board, I spoke to a potential voter, who also happened to be a teacher in the school district, about the need to assure meritbased hiring, which means, of course, that jobs go to the most qualified, not to those best connected. Our slate was running on the slogan: “Hiring should be based on what you know, not whom you know.” This seems a reasonable enough proposition.


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