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 Each policy remains in force until altered or superseded by an action of the Board.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

Majority, [Ethnic] Minority School District!

Based on the 2012, Salt Lake City School District enrollment numbers, we can boast that 57% of our student population are children of color! I recently wrote a blog entry on one way we can meet the demands of a Majority, Minority School District: Associate Superintendent of Educational Equity? The picture above was a few of the participants of a meeting we had on May 1, 2014 at the Westside Community Learning Center next to Mountainview … Continue reading

Superintendent Issues Inconsistent Media Advisory on Cub Scout Issue

The Superintendent initially stated that the Cub Scout’s ability to return to the school hinged on the outcome of the BSA’s policy change announcement in May. (See 03/31/13 & 04/01/13 quotes below). He is now saying that the Cub Scouts can be at the school, they will just have to pay the rental fee. Which is consistent with what the Principal, Scout Executive, and Superintendent advised me on March 19, 2013. The basis of my … Continue reading

BSA Equal Access Act (Complaint Letter)

PDF Link of Entire Letter     TEXT OF LETTER: 26 March 2013 DELIVERED VIA CERTIFIED MAIL: 7011 2970 0000 0196 3228 Mr. J. Aaron Romine, Regional Director U.S. Department of Education, Office For Civil Rights Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Building 1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310 Denver, CO 80204-3582   Re: Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act  Dear Mr. Romine, I was recently elected to serve on the Salt Lake City Board of Education. … Continue reading