School Board Poised to Release Findings of Lunchroom Debacle Investigation

  You will note the following on the September 2, 2014-Salt Lake City School Board Agenda: C1: Status Report on External investigation   That is their version of Governmental Transparency: KEEP THEM GUESSING!   The “external investigation” to which they are referring, is the Uintah Elementary Lunch room debacle that occurred in January of this year. As a member of the school board, I know that because of a memo I received On August 8th, … Continue reading

18 School District Buses Should Be Placed OUT OF SERVICE!

  TEXT OF LETTER TO STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS & COLONEL FUHR OF THE UTAH HIGHWAY PATROL 29 August 2014 Delivered Via Electronic Mail                      Delivered Via Electronic Mail Joel Coleman, State Superintendent                  Colonel Daniel Fuhr,Superintendent Utah State Office of Education                            Utah Highway Patrol 250 East Cesar Chavez Boulevard             … Continue reading

Push the Recall Button: School Bus Safety

  TEXT OF LETTER TO THE U.S. Department of Transportation:  27 August 2014   DELIVERED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL Mr. Ric Willard, Safety Defects Engineer Office of Defects Investigation NHTSA/U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590   Re: Follow-up to ODI#01621988   Dear Mr. Willard,   On behalf of the Salt Lake City residents that elected me to represent them on the Board of Education, I am filing this complaint/request with … Continue reading

Demand Letter: Full Disclosure of Lunch Debacle

  TEXT OF LETTER TO BOARD PRESIDENT: 26 August 2014 DELIVERED VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL Kristi Swett, President Salt Lake City Board of Education 2256 South King Street Salt Lake City, Utah 84109   Re: Demand for Full Disclosure   Dear President Swett,   In reference to the Uintah Elementary Lunch-gate debacle, I am writing to request insist that the findings of the internal and the two external investigations commissioned by the Salt Lake City Board … Continue reading

Unsafe School Buses: Complaint Letter to USOE (with response)

  21 August 2014 Delivered Via Electronic Mail Mr. Murrell Martin, Transportation Specialist Utah State Office of Education 250 East Cesar Chavez Boulevard Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3204   Re: Violation of R277-601-3   Dear Mr. Martin, On behalf of the residents of Salt Lake City, who elected me to represent them on the Board of Education, I am submitting this complaint for your review. I have reason to believe that the Salt Lake City … Continue reading