Sent to the Board this morning:
You have an Executive Ctm Meeting of the Whole on Wednesday. I
am asking you to please consider 10 minutes to discuss hitting the
pause button on the extensive cuts that affect schools in every single
region that the Board covers.
You have it within your
power - having an advertised public meeting of the whole - to ask the
Superintendent to not make these cuts until they have been clearly and
transparently explained to parents. I just sent Ken Gotsch these
questions at the end of this e-mail. Do you know the answers to all of
these? If not, hit the pause button.
At the very least, you need to commit to a policy to end October surprise staff cuts like these.
Senior staff have pointed out that these happen in other districts as
well. But other districts ALSO now have policies against doing this.
SPS should as well.
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