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

I WILL VOTE NO

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 Each policy remains in force until altered or superseded by an action of the Board.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

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

Agenda Modification Request (Letter)

TEXT OF LETTER TO BOARD PRESIDENT: 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 have acknowledged that the Superintendent’s reorganization scheme is indeed subject to Board approval.[1] I am however, disappointed that you did not allow a place … Continue reading

Response to District Organization Memo (Letter)

5 November 2015 DELIVERED VIA USPS & Electronic Mail Mr. & Ms. Group of Friday Educators ℅ Salt Lake City School District 440 East 100 South Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111   Re: 11/03/15 – District Reorganization Memo   Dear Ms. Buendia, Ms. Christy, Ms. Kindl, Ms. Mayer-Glen, Mr. Olsen & Mr. Yapias This letter is in response to the memo of November 3, which was addressed to the Board of Education, Administrators and School … Continue reading