The true conversations about WEIC don’t happen at all those committee meetings, they happen on Facebook. Tonight, we got the rare privilege of having the Chair of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission join the fray! I’m not sure where to start, but since I started the WEIC debates today with my Colonial School District article, I guess we can start there.
Kevin Ohlandt Why I refuse to support WEIC going forward…
Tony Allen Kevin,
As always, I am happy to talk with you directly. You make several claims in here that are not substantiated.
We did meet with Ted and Dusty. I don’t consider that a “back door” meeting. They were both clear in the board’s desire to maintain the current boundaries. And yes, I disagree with their decision as I (not Dr. Rich) noted in a letter to them. However, we do want them to continue to be engaged in the overall work of the Commission which, as you know, involves much more than redrawing lines and is consistent with the FIVE YEAR charge of the Commission’s work. Continue reading