Public servants wield a great deal of power. They yield it legitimately
only in the interest of the people whose power it is. The power is
entrusted to them for no other purpose. Any other use is illegitimate;
it is an abuse of power.
Our power is certainly not entrusted to...
The citizens of Albuquerque have lost control of the power that they
entrusted to APS Leadership. The power has been usurped by the board,
the administration and Modrall.
The eight men and women and their lawyers who run the Albuquerque
Public Schools refuse to be held...
"More than 100 New York Newsday reporters and editors signed a letter of protest against their boss, Dennis FitzSimons for widespread cuts that have sliced about one-third of the paperâs editorial staff over the past three years.
Can you imagine 100 employees at HP or...
I decided to find out if the Journal and Tribune would tell the truth
if I paid them to.
I submitted a suggested text for my advertisement. It included mention
of the APS ethics scandal, and the refusal of the Journal or Tribune to
investigate or report upon it.
Can charter schools backfill into schools with declining enrollments?
It makes too much sense mathematically, to not ask.
So why won't the Albuquerque Public Schools Leadership respond to the question?
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