NEWS ALERT: Meet #TheOverlooked

Meet #TheOverlooked – 11.3 million “Movers,” “Missed” and “Muted” students who did not have access to the learning options they needed during COVID-19.  https://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org/learning/meet-the-overlooked New analysis from Bellwether Education Partners and the Walton Family Foundation paints a picture of the experience of 11.3 million students whose preferences and needs went unmet in the 2020-2021 schoolContinue reading “NEWS ALERT: Meet #TheOverlooked”

WCASD Committee and Board Meetings: Registration (should not be) Required

All public school board sessions – whether committee or general session – are to be live streamed via the WCASD YouTube Channel. Per the information above, it gives the appearance that REGISTRATION is required to view the meeting. Regardless of whether Zoom is utilized to allow for virtual interaction of board members or members ofContinue reading “WCASD Committee and Board Meetings: Registration (should not be) Required”

June 28th WCASD School Board Meeting and Public Discussion on Critical Race Theory

This past Monday evening, June 28th, was a historical moment in the history of our school district. Not only was it the first standing room only in-person meeting in over a year, we had a plethora of public input via public comment on non-agenda items. Specifically, there was a constructive exchange of points of viewContinue reading “June 28th WCASD School Board Meeting and Public Discussion on Critical Race Theory”

Part 2: Equity Question from a Constituent…

As a follow up to Monday’s post “Equity Question from a Constituent” there were some additional questions, and I wanted to share my response to them at the bottom of this blog post. But before we dive in to the Q&A, I would also like to offer the following for your consideration of Mr. Woodson,Continue reading “Part 2: Equity Question from a Constituent…”

Parent rights… Student rights… Community rights… and how my opponents feel about them?

I want to start this post first by saying that when I started my advocacy last summer, it has always been with the inclusion of ALL students and their needs. Focusing on inclusion of options for all students, not the forced submission of those who needed in person education to accept remote learning even whenContinue reading “Parent rights… Student rights… Community rights… and how my opponents feel about them?”

Equity Question from a Constituent…

Earlier this week I received an email from a constituent that I think touches on really important considerations for our community and our upcoming general election for School Director. In the interest of transparency, while I have removed the identity of the constituent, I wanted to share my full and un-edited reply. The focus ofContinue reading “Equity Question from a Constituent…”

SCHOOL IS OUT…FOR SUMMER!

Thank you everyone for being patient these past few weeks as we all took time to rest and recharge after a busy primary campaign season. To think this all started at the end of January with declaring my candidacy and then ended with a solid victory on May 18th…it has definitely taken me some timeContinue reading “SCHOOL IS OUT…FOR SUMMER!”