“…fear of retribution and retaliation is part of APS culture…”
If you knew nothing else, you know that, that is a symptom of
organizational ill health.
I did not choose the word culture, the Council of Great City Schools
did. Culture; “the sum total of ways of living built up by a group of
human beings and transmitted from one generation to another”.
One generation after another of APS administrators and board members
keep the lid on with fear of retribution and retaliation against anyone
who questions their decisions or actions.
Like a shop teacher trying to hold the superintendent and school board
honestly accountable to a meaningful standard of conduct.
It’s not the way to run a school district. It is inefficient and