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 Each policy remains in force until altered or superseded by an action of the Board.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

Timeline: Unauthorized Re-Organization of the School District

October 20, 2015 –Board of Education Closed Door Meeting Ten minutes prior to the Closed Door Meeting ending, Superintendent Withers informs the Board that he is creating three new positions to replace the Associate Superintendent who just retired. I objected to the reorganization and was not allowed to ask questions. October 21, 2015 – General Administrators Meeting (GAM) Superintendent Withers announces the unauthorized reorganization to the administrators of the District. He distributes this document: GAM Handout … Continue reading

Angry Elitist at the Board of Education (letter & video)

At the October 6, 2015 Board of Education Meeting, I distributed the following letter to members of the Board. Without even knowing of its contents the Board President and immediate past president declared that it should not be made part of the minutes of the meeting (see video below). TEXT OF THE LETTER: 6 October 2015 Hand Delivered Ms. Heather Bennett, Board President ℅ Salt Lake City Board of Education 440 East 100 South Salt … Continue reading

School District Under Investigation for Retaliation

The U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights is investigating the Salt Lake City School District for retaliation.  Board president Heather Bennett recently advised me that the District was going to start charging me $45.00 an hour for the time it takes to gather information in response to request I make for data or information. I objected and stated that as an elected member of the Board of Education, I would not pay … Continue reading

Attorneys Gone Wild at the Schoolhouse!

DELIVERED VIA CERTIFIED MAIL:7012 2920 0000 7124 9134 10 September 2015 Ms. Florence M. Vincent ℅ PRINCE • YEATES 15 West South Temple Suite 1700 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   Re: Duty to Residents of the Local School Board Member’s District § 53-3-401(5), Utah Code   Dear Ms. Vincent, Acting in the capacity of my elected office, as a member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education, I am placing you on notice … Continue reading