The Series: Cannibalization of Public Education

Cannibalization of Public Education is a series of blog entries responding to the school district’s assertion that as an elected member of the Board of Education, I am have cost the district $75,000.00 (as of December 2014) due to the Government Records Access Management Act (GRAMA) requests I have filed over the past two years. That accusation is actually an indictment against the school bureaucracy. As a policy maker, I should not have to submit … Continue reading


An echo chamber is a situation in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by transmission inside an “enclosed” space, often drowning out ‘new’ or ‘outside’ views. In this blog the ‘enclosed’ space referred to is the room in which the School Board meetings are held. Inside the Echo Chamber is a new blog category that will highlight the Salt Lake City School District’s insular communication space where everyone agrees with the information … Continue reading