On September 8th, the Christina School District Board of Education has their next regular public meeting and the agenda released looks mighty interesting. There are two policy statement proposals up for first reading that look to address issues on the actual Board.
5. Board Policy Manual: Proposed Revision Policy Section #01.07–Policy Statement on Board Meetings–First Read
6. Board Policy Manual: Proposed New Policy Section #01.18–Policy Statement on the Responsibilities of Members of the Board–First Read
To say there have been issues on this board would be an understatement. But are these potential policies designed to correct those issues or to single out members individually through policy? As Christina struggles to meet a budget deficit, other items include potential actions to mitigate those losses. As well, the board could vote on a new opt-out policy for the district which had a first reading at the regular August board meeting. Also on the agenda is an item about an acting superintendent…
UPDATED, 10:50am, 9/1/15: I have heard the two policies concerning the board are by two different members: President Harrie Ellen Minnehan and Board Member John Young (also the Transparent Christina blogger). This will be very interesting indeed!