UPDATE - Alaska's only high school marching band is getting closer to it's fundraising goal, but still has a way to go to pull together the money it needs to march in the Obama inaugural parade. Source Story By STEPHANIE KOMARNITSKY " [Band Director Jamin Burtion is] still...
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Vancouver Sun education reporter Janet Steffenhagen writes about a report that documents how education workers who support the most vulnerable students are often forced to work for free. "Special-education...
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In recognition of International Human Rights Day last week, Chris Kelly, Superintendent of the Vancouver School Board, was asked to resign as a member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of the Lower Mainland.
The Dec. 11 request was made by a woman -- known in...
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It was a back-flip worthy of the Olympics.
At first, Vancouver School Board Chair Ken Denike said no to teachers insisting that a standard recycling program be set up in all schools across the district. It would be too expensive, he told CBC news on Tues., Sept....
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While the Vancouver School Board is exporting schools and diplomas to the children of the elite in China's Communist Party, Vancouver residents say it is importing tactics of political repression used by China's Communist Party. The result is an international boycott of...
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A High-school where administrators and students alike are known for leading the way towards a visionary, dynamic and successful future has chosen to quit the field. After a long battle over where the school would...
Never mind the question of why somebody would want to be elected to school board when the school board's functions have been taken over by the Mayor, as happened in the District of Columbia. And never mind...
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The polls closed at 8pm for the special election in the District of Columbia.Two City Council seats in Ward 4 and Ward 7, and one School Board seat were up for grabs. Voter turnout appears to be light, especially...
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I thought long and hard before posting this. There will be those who
will say I made it up.
I have been advised three times now, by different people, that because
of what I am writing; I should pursue my right to carry a concealed
Well into the third millennium, deep...
According to the Tribune; the embattled APS Police Chief is also the
subject of a previously unreported lawsuit alleging retaliation.
It is not surprising.
Gil Lovato is the chief of a private police force that is neither
certified nor accredited by anyone other than the...
I’m sure they would like to know why he spent hundreds of thousands of
their tax dollars renovating a board room for him self, while Susie
Rayos Marmon ES is falling apart.
Unfortunately he is not in the habit of responding constituent’s
questions by telling the...
…paid for by taxpayers.
During my interview with the editors from the Tribune, I mentioned that
APS Leaders by and through their Modrall lawyers bought immunity from
accountability for felony criminal misconduct. I was asked; don’t
people do that all the time?
The APS ethics and accountability scandal has been brought to the
attention of Representative Heather Wilson. She wrote a letter to APS
Superintendent Elizabeth Everitt. The superintendent was asked to
respond to my allegations.
45 days were allowed for the APS...
It is moving away from power. Those at the bottom of the hill are held accountable.
Because that works out well for the powerful.
Were the situation reversed, power would move down to its intended purpose; retaining only enough power at each step to protect it from...