As role models for 98,000 of our sons and daughters, do the leaders of APS have any responsibility to model accountability to the standard to which they hold students accountable?
Because if they do; they aren’t.
The new, lower standard of conduct written and adopted by...
“The Superintendent or the Superintendent's designee will maintain a system of evaluation for all personnel in compliance with the laws of New Mexico and the standards and procedures adopted by the State Board of Education.”
According to the APS Website, the policy...
The Tribune’s veteran education reporter, Susie Gran, scooped her Journal rival Amy Miller, when for the first time in either paper, Gran revealed that there is a school board election coming up. She also revealed that there are only 10 days for voters to discuss the...
Mayor Chavez claims an interest in increased accountability in the
Leadership of the Albuquerque Public Schools. He claims it a lot.
The Leadership of the APS is currently refusing to be held accountable
to any meaningful standard of conduct.
All Mayor Chavez has to do to...
We will teach students that their character counts.
They will then inspire their teachers to embrace character and courage and honor.
The teachers will inspire their principals, who will inspire the superintendents, who will inspire the board.
How could it go...
There are two unresolved issues at Rio Grande High School.
I will begin by acknowledging no personal experience at that school. I will bow to any controverting fact.
The first issue is that it is yet to be resolved; who is in charge at the school, the staff or the...
Powerful people can break the rules; and then dodge accountability. APS
leaders have broken the rules and are dodging accountability.
Consider what you have seen with your own eyes.
Nine times the Superintendent and School Board Members have been asked
to hold themselves...
I have been asking this question since 1994; the year I was trained in
It is my absolute conviction that we must raise the next generation of
adults to embrace accountability to a meaningful standard of conduct.
It is the principle we illustrate when we...
I asked Mayor Chavez to go to the school board meeting. I asked him to
ask the board to respond to the following question.
As the senior roles models for 98,000 of our sons and daughters, as
stewards of the public trust and treasure, and as public servants; are
Not once have constituents who watch board meetings on TV, seen the
faces of board members and the superintendent as they refuse to hold
themselves honestly accountable to a meaningful standard of conduct.
Their faces have been deliberately edited out of the broadcast...
What ever the truth is about the situation; it will never be heard by
an impartial third party.
APS Leaders dodge accountability through a system that guarantees that
if a complaint is made against them, it will be adjudicated by someone
whose first interest is in damage...
The question is; should school board members, as role models, as stewards of the public trust and treasure, and as public servants; be honestly accountable to a meaningful standard of conduct. That, as the most fundamental prerequisite for all three roles.
We need people...
If we want our children to grow into adults who are willing to hold
themselves accountable to a meaningful standard of conduct; we are
obligated to show them what that looks like.
I am not the only person who has said that.
It has been said by Michael Josephson, the founding...
says Mayor Martin Chavez.
“What I’m after is accountability”,
Says Ched MacQuigg; the guy who keeps asking APS Leaders to answer the
Will you hold yourself honestly accountable to a meaningful standard of
“Seems unlikely” says the...