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

School Boots Boy Scouts; Salt Lake School Board Member Files Federal Complaint (Tribune)

Scouting » Citing federal law, Salt Lake City school board member Michael Clara wants rejected Cub Scouts to be allowed to meet at elementary school now. By Ray Parker | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Mar 31 2013 01:01 am Salt Lake City School Board member Michael Clara has jumped into the gay membership controversy surrounding the Boy Scouts of America, filing a federal complaint against his district because a principal did not allow a … Continue reading