Saturday, January 12, 2013

What Would Abraham Lincoln Say To Our School Board and School Administrators?

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time. 
- Abraham Lincoln

I can very confidently state that there is a growing number of parents and taxpaying citizens in the Fox C-6 School District that would tell our school board and school administrators the same thing.  However, there are many that will not because of fear of retribution from our school administrators and school board.

A growing number of patrons have little or no faith in the decision making abilities of our school board and school administrators.  The school boards disregard for community input and their lack of response to questions from patrons of the district has lead people to believe that board members are only in it for themselves or that they are trying to hide something.  By making it difficult or costly to obtain information that is freely shared with the public in other school districts only leads to more distrust.  The school board and school administrators have not yet gotten the message that the public is quite angered by their recent actions and that they are ready to ask them to resign or be fired from their positions.  They have violated our trust and therefore no longer deserve the right to be in charge of our children's educational future!