Letter to State Education Superintendent #SaveHorizonte

  28 September 2016 DELIVERED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL Dr. Sydnee Dickson, Superintendent of Public Instruction ℅ Utah State Board of Education 250 East Cesar Chavez Blvd. Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 Re: Horizonte Alternative High School, College Advisor Dear Dr. Dickson, Acting under the authority of my elected office, and in my official capacity as a member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education, I am in the process of writing a discrimination complaint … Continue reading

The School District Owes Mr. Kimball Young an Apology

  19 September 2016 DELIVERED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL Mr. Kimball Young, College Advisor ℅ Horizonte Alternative High School 1234 Main Street Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 Re: Horizonte Graduate Advisor Services Dear Mr. Kimball, I feel compelled to write to you and apologize for the manner in which the District’s Business Administrator, Janet Roberts has treated you and inappropriately severed your contractual relationship with the Salt Lake City School District. Upon hearing that your contract … Continue reading

Trammeling Horizonte High School Scholarships

Earlier this week, I was made aware that Business Administrator Janet Roberts is overstepping her statutory bounds and in the process is disrespecting Horizonte Alternative High School’s site based decisions and challenging the authority of the Board of Education. I am calling upon newly hired Superintendent Cunningham to put Roberts in check and to immediately rectify this foolishness! BACKGROUND “In 1994, then-Horizonte Principal James Andersen and his wife, Shannon, along with Ric and Janet Harnsberger, … Continue reading

No Transparency & Accountability at the Schoolhouse

  12 September 2016 HAND DELIVERED Ms. Janet Roberts, Business Administrator ℅ Salt Lake City School District 440 East 100 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 Re: 2nd GRAMA Notice of Appeal: Gang Prevention Expenditures   Dear Ms. Roberts, Acting under the authority of my elected office, and in my official capacity as a member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education, I submit the following appeal on behalf of the residents of Salt … Continue reading