Sunday, December 18, 2016

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Overview Thoughts as We Come to the End of 2016

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Overview Thoughts as We Come to the End of 2016:

Overview Thoughts as We Come to the End of 2016

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We don't need to have an expanded discussion here on these various issues but here's what I'll be writing about by the end of the year:

effects of the Trump administration on public education.  (My advice on all this is to 1) Stay Calm and join the resistance; here's a link to some ideas and 2) believe in this country even if you don't believe in the people who will now run it.  Lastly, this will be a fight - not some polite phone calls or e-mails. 

- the continuing mismanagement of this district and the apparent acquiescence of the Board.  As in years past, I continue to not understand either thing continuing on but I'm about done with both.

the levy cliff.  Spoke to the Governor, spoke to Frank Chopp and folks, get a parachute because anything that does get done to prevent it, will likely come too late.  I don't know if those elected officials are clueless about how school districts plan their budgets but no, this can't wait until the last minute.

And you know what else? There are a lot of legislators who are more than happy 
Seattle Schools Community Forum: Overview Thoughts as We Come to the End of 2016:


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