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RE: [wccusdtalk] Has Leadership renewed it's Charter with WCCUSD?

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  • rcs101@att.net
    --Well said Kevin. Scottie Smith ... From: Kevin Rivard ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 2, 2006
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      --Well said Kevin.

      Scottie Smith



      -------------- Original message ----------------------
      From: "Kevin Rivard" <kfrivard@...>
      > People,
      >
      > The district had a chance to deal with Leadership when the district closed
      > Seaview Elementary. Leadership was willing to move to Seaview but the
      > district said no. The district could have moved Leadership into Seaview and
      > staff into Gompers. But as I have said before this district is not about
      > the kids so it is screw the kids first and then deal with an emergency by
      > pushing the kids into a hole when the district is finally forced to deal
      > with the kids.
      >
      > The district can still move Leadership to Seaview and the staff to Gompers,
      > case closed.
      >
      > But the district won't because the district does not care about the kids as
      > much as it cares about the adults and the unions who pay for the election of
      > the school board members.
      >
      > If this district really cared about the kids it would put the interest of
      > the kids first and the adults second but look where Leadership is currently
      > and where the adults are currently (Seaview) who benefit from the money that
      > directly comes into this district because of the kids some who are currently
      > in Gompers. Now tell me when you look at this current housing of kids and
      > adults do you really think this district thinks about the kids safety and
      > welfare first as this district continually espouses.
      >
      > If our current Superintendent really wants to show this community that he
      > cares for the kids he has the power to make this move. Kids to Seaview,
      > staff to Gompers. I just remembered one reason given as to why the move was
      > good for the administrative staff to Seaview, that all the fragmented groups
      > of people in all the departments would be closer together. Look where
      > Gompers and the Administration building are in relationship to each other.
      > Moving all the staff to Gompers would be within walking distance of the
      > Super. Much more convenient for the ADULTS. Just another supporting factor
      > for the move.
      >
      > Kevin
      >
      >
      > >From: "sunsetjill" <sunsetjill@...>
      > >Reply-To: wccusdtalk@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: wccusdtalk@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [wccusdtalk] Has Leadership renewed it's Charter with WCCUSD?
      > >Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2006 03:25:17 -0000
      > >
      > >I found some iteresting information googling this. It appears the
      > >District has been discussing this since January 2006 and I think I
      > >can find a meeting April 2006 in which our new Board Member Madelyn
      > >Kronenberg attended.
      > >What I find most interesting is this Charter is due to expire June
      > >2007 according to :
      > >UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
      > >BEFORE THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
      > >REGION 32
      > >LEADERSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS, INC.
      > >Employer-Petitioner
      > >and Case 32-RM-800
      > >on May 5, 2006 it States the following:
      > >
      > >After a public hearing, and after the Employer-Petitioner made the
      > >required changes to its proposed charter, the Employer-Petitioner's
      > >charter to operate LPS-Richmond was approved by WCCUSD on February
      > >27, 2003. The charter was granted for four years and will expire on
      > >June 30, 2007, prior to which time the Employer-Petitioner must
      > >submit an application to WCCUSD for renewal of its charter in order
      > >to continue operating LPS-Richmond as a public charter school. The
      > >terms of the ASA were finalized subsequent to the approval of the
      > >charter. The ASA was signed by the parties on March 15, 2003 and has
      > >continued in effect without amendment.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >It States the following:
      > >--- In wccusdtalk@yahoogroups.com, "c_travlos" <cbt@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > A more complete version of the article was posted this morning:
      > > > http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/email/news/16139284.htm
      > > > - Cathy
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In wccusdtalk@yahoogroups.com, "Charley Cowens"
      > > > <charley.cowens@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Does anyone know more about this? Who decided: the staff or the
      > > > > Facilities Subcommittee? There is some room at Kennedy. The only
      > > > > displacing I saw mentioned -- in the photo caption -- was the
      > > > > "possibility" of Kappa, the attached continuation school, moving.
      > > > > Where would it go, if it had to go?
      > > > >
      > > > > Charley Cowens
      > > > >
      > > > > On 11/30/06, Cathy Travlos <cbt@> wrote:
      > > > > > From the West County Times:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Hundreds of high school students march to protest district
      > >plan
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Posted on Thu, Nov. 30, 2006
      > > > > > "About 400 Kennedy High School students walked out of class
      > >this
      > > > morning
      > > > > > and marched to the West Contra Costa district office building
      > >in
      > > > > > Richmond to protest a plan to move Leadership Public High
      > >School
      > > > > > students to the Kennedy campus next year. . . .The district
      > > > announced to
      > > > > > Kennedy faculty and staff Monday that it plans to move all of
      > >the
      > > > 450 to
      > > > > > 500 students at Leadership charter school onto Kennedy's
      > >campus to
      > > > be in
      > > > > > compliance with Proposition 39, which requires districts to
      > >provide
      > > > > > adequate facilities for charter schools."
      > > > > >
      > > > > > You can read the whole article here:
      > > > > > http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/16133269.htm
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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