Rally at the School Board on Tuesday Night !

NEWS RELEASE Rally organized to protest Salt Lake City School District Reorganization Plan Contact:  Josie Valdez, 801-550-1206 Salt Lake City, 15 November 2015 –  Leaders of various cultural and ethnically diverse groups 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. A rally is planned for Tuesday, November 17, at 6pm to voice concern over this issue. Members … Continue reading

Uintah Elementary School: Parent Petition

School Board Meeting TOMORROW NIGHT! Chris Humbert Salt Lake City Oct 7, 2014 — Please ask for accountability at the SLC District board meeting this Tuesday, October 7th at 6:30pm at the Salt Lake School District Building. (440 East 100 South, SLC ) We need your support and input. You can email School Board member, Michael Clara, with questions or comments. donmiguelslc@gmail.com We know that you are probably so tired of hearing about the Uintah School Lunch … Continue reading

2nd Equity Leadership Team Meeting for 2014!

This past Thursday (06/05/2014) the Salt Lake City School District held its second Equity Leadership Team Meeting for 2014. BACKGROUND: The Equity Leadership Team had its inception in the district, in 2008. The September 1, 2009, School Board meeting the minutes sate the following: “Kathleen Christy and Curtis Linton, School Improvement Network, told board members tonight’s report would provide a brief history of the Equity Leadership Team. Mr. Linton said the group was formed last … 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