Board of Education Votes Down a Diverse Workforce (Letter & Video)

On 11/15/15, in violation of Policy I-10 & G-19, the Board of Education voted to support the Superintendent’s ALL WHITE Reorganization plan. COPY OF LETTER I DISTRIBUTED IN THE BOARD MEETING:  15 November 2015 DELIVERED: ELECTRONIC MAIL Ms. Heather Bennett, President ℅ Salt Lake City School District (District) 440 East 100 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84111   Re: Agenda Items Request for November 17th     Dear Ms. Bennett, I am pleased to see that you … Continue reading

Salt Lake Branch NAACP (Letter)

NAACP Letter November 16, 2015   Superintendent McKell Withers Board President Heather Bennett Board Members We, the undersigned, join with leaders of various cultural and ethnically diverse groups who have come together to voice their concern over the recent reorganization plan which was announced by Superintendent McKell Withers and the Salt Lake City School Board. Several members of this group attended the school board meeting held November 3 to express their concerns. Presentations made by … Continue reading


 TEXT OF FACT SHEET: 17 November 2015 I will not betray the trust of the students, employees and community A YES Vote would violate the following: Board of Education Policy B-1: Exceptions to a policy may be made by majority vote of board members in a duly authorized meeting. Each policy remains in force until altered or superseded by an action of the Board. Board of Education Policy I-10: The district actively works to recruit, … Continue reading