Sutherland for Schools blog
The agenda is at http://bit.ly/2bOWnN1
A reader asked if we allow students to attend school with lice.
Here is a huge policy problem.
The total funds we control are about $1.5 billion, of which about $490 million is in the CIP program. The CIP funds are spent over several years. Still, it would be reasonable to say that the operating funds of the district are in the neighborhood of $1 billion.
One Eastside teacher reports that rats are leaving droppings all over, that there are rat holes (which teachers are told to cover up with Duct Tape), and that there are rat urine stains on the ceiling tiles.
This is from the CIAFWISD website. I am posting it for your edification:
Hot August Nights may be upon us but this agenda is relatively tame, aside from the resignation list.
Responding to my open records request, the district reports this level of expenditures through 10/15 of last year. I don't know why the last 10 months was left off but have asked for an explanation.
In case you missed this, the US supreme court blocked implementation of the appellate court's ruling in favor of the student who wants to use boys' bathroom and locker facilities pending the school district's appeal.
It doesn't take a violation of the legal requirements for privacy to cite the likely options FWISD has in this case:
There is no Santa Claus, and there's no hope for this district either. Neither for our purchasing nor for our educational support.
After getting us in a huge hole over an issue affecting a handful of people, I have to admit it: Dr. Scribner has produced a fine, balanced regulation which should satisfy anyone who wants a solution, aided by attorney Brian Newby ans his staff.
An alert reader of this blog relates it to the Alcohics Anonymous motto.
We had a recent controversial reassignment of one of our principals, and it is reported elsewhere that it involved a raise. I have checked the settlement agreement and there is no raise.