I place a great deal of importance upon role modeling.
Some would say that I place an inordinate amount of importance upon role modeling.
And yet, some would agree with me.
"Example has more followers than reason.
John Christian Bovee
The best teachers of...
The Question;Under what circumstances would you be able to ask thenew Superintendent of the Albuquerque (NM) Public Schools, Winston Brooks, a question, face to face;"Why are you not honestly accountable as a role modelof the student standard of conduct?"Diogenes' six
I have informed them that I believe a federal grant might have been secured by the leadership of the Albuquerque Public Schools, under false pretenses, and that United States Senator Pete Domenici may have been complicit; if not in the fraud, then in the cover up.As...
Last Wednesday, the APS school board adopted a comparatively meaningless and completely unenforceable code of ethics, as the standard of conduct to which they are "accountable".
The decision to renounce their responsibilities as role models is indefensible.
Which is why they...
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...
Albiquerque Public Schools has its own police department. I do not know how rare that is - but in this case, our Albuquerque public schools watcher Chedd McQuigg has been watching the APS very closely since he became a member. He has been consistently critical of issues of...
With the removal of the public forum from school board meetings, the
forum is no longer on the record; questions asked during the forum can
now be ignored with impunity.
Stakeholders can no longer expect answers to questions like:
• Why did the board unnecessarily renovate...
It had to do with a dispute over parliamentary authority.
Board Policy B.14 Parliamentary Authority
Roberts' Rules of Order, newly revised, will govern the Board of
Education, except when state regulations prevail. …Actual procedures
will be left to the discretion of the...
Yesterday, all of the school board candidates had an opportunity to meet with representatives of the unions of the people who tend to the needs of 98,000 of our sons and daughters every day in school.
I promised them a seat at the table where decisions are made.