Re: [wccusdtalk] District ruling protest
There is a budget meeting tonight at PVHS cafeteria at 6:30PM to go over the state budget news. It is downright devastating and I encourage all to come.
--- On Wed, 2/25/09, petr_loubal <ploubal@...> wrote:
From: petr_loubal <ploubal@...>
Subject: [wccusdtalk] District ruling protest
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 9:34 AM
For the latest published report on WCCUSD see:
http://www.accentad vocate.com/ campus_beat/ locals_protest_ district_ ruling-1. 1571930
Being neither a parent or grandparent of a
student, nor a school neighbor, we're not directly involved.
My main interest is to work towards improved
decision-making in our town and region.
It is pretty bad. Although not worse, maybe
often better, than in surrounding communities.
With 1,000 peopole so concerned enough
to bother to attend the meeting,
it should not be difficult to block the
latest decision, via legal action. But there's a time
limit. Not letting several dozen people speak
out, is a clear violation of rules.
The meeting and vote needs to be redone, correctly.
It is a constant struggle to have local
Boards and Councils make sensible decisions,
in an environment where it's hard to be elected
without being subservient to special interests.
Unless one's independently wealthy and
In the larger picture the many more and
powerful "special interests" block each other.
At least in the long run. (With other
attendant problems, but not as lethal
as any long-term homogeneous system.)
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