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
"Albuquerque resident Roberto Vasquez decided that he'd celebrate Christmas with a unique light display.
Roberto Vasquez of Albuquerque said his sign, showing George Bush's name crossed over by a red bar as though banning it, has caused people to shoot at the...
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...
It would appear that the AlbuquerqueJournal is four square in support
of Mayor Marty’s plan to take over control of the APS.
How else would you explain two pages of coverage of how mayors can fix
ailing school systems, and still not one word about the upcoming school
Albuquerque voters have a history of sound financial support for the
APS. They also have a history of misgiving about the stewards of their
trust and treasure; the Leadership of the APS.
Because they have no control over the quality of the leadership; they
respond in the...
All standards great and mean are meaningless without accountability.
Without accountability, the most respected standard is just so many
words. It serves no good. It is all about accountability.
The Leaders of the APS maintain the wherewithal to dodge