The SMFCSD is trying to resolve a salary dispute in the aftermath of the defeat of Measure Y. Important Board meeting on June 8th!
This was apparently the most expensive school board district election in U.S. history.
Thus begins a big new experiment in the privatization of public education. Will it be more successful than Detroit?!?
Is play being banished from the lives of 3 year-olds?
The idea that one need not learn what can be looked up on Google (or Siri, etc.) can cause irreparable harm to children.
Thoughts on the current salary negotiations.
What does a test mean when the passing grade is only 36% ???
Measure Y has failed…
UPDATE added 4/7/17 at 4:50: Last scheduled count has been posted and the percent Yes remains at 65.2%. Official certification comes 30 days after the election, but the measure is clearly dead in the water, falling short of the required two thirds majority. The article below was posted on 4/5/17 and is still of interest due to the comments that followed it.