Venessa Whitener’s $57 Million Oops

A culture of trust but don’t verify has been the status quo of the Higley governing board majority for quite some time. – J. Hoffman . . . → Read More: Venessa Whitener’s $57 Million Oops

Whitener Cuts Substitute Teacher Budget and Expands Administration

Whitener voted to cut the substitute teacher budget at the same meeting where she voted to create a new director position at the district office. . . . → Read More: Whitener Cuts Substitute Teacher Budget and Expands Administration

HUSD Union Hates Parents & Endorses Whitener and Wojtovich

HEA (Higley Teachers Union) hides efforts to spike district survey by directing members to “make sure that this email stays OFF OF DISTRICT EMAIL”, and suggests parents pay $250 in parking fees and 50% more in sports fees, among others. . . . → Read More: HUSD Union Hates Parents & Endorses Whitener and Wojtovich

HUSD Candidate Forum

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce held a forum for candidates from both Gilbert Public Schools and Higley Unified School District on June 5th. The format of the forum was that each candidate had two minutes to answer each question and provide a final statement. The order in which candidates answered questions changed from question to . . . → Read More: HUSD Candidate Forum

Role of the Board

There are questions about what the proper role of the Board is in a school district. Some candidates say the proper role of the Board is to pick a good Superintendent and then stay out of the way and let the professionals run things. Others insist the Board can delegate authority to the Superintendent, but . . . → Read More: Role of the Board

http://gilbertoverride.com is Fantastic Resource

http://gilbertoverride.com is a masterfully done website that very simply and succinctly explains the situation in Gilbert Public Schools. There are many concepts, principles, and stated facts that correlate very well to just about any other school district. Of course, the numerical figures would be different, yet in looking at district administrative behaviour regarding overrides and . . . → Read More: http://gilbertoverride.com is Fantastic Resource

I’ll Defend to the Death Your Rights… Even for the Mentally Ill????

Civil Liberties… rights… freedom… what is it? Can it be measured? How is freedom quantified?

Have you ever heard or even caught yourself saying, “I may not agree with what you say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it?” Most of us have heard this or something very similar. And . . . → Read More: I’ll Defend to the Death Your Rights… Even for the Mentally Ill????

Common Core Standards Remove Literature for Government Documents

Common Core Standards as dictated by the Federal Government are going to change a great many things with regard to curriculum in our schools. They are having a much greater impact than was originally anticipated and as with anything else Federally focused, local control is all but non-existent. See how “Common Core” is impacting the . . . → Read More: Common Core Standards Remove Literature for Government Documents

Higley Public Schools Added

Those who frequent this website will recognize that some changes have been made recently. As this website originally focused on Gilbert Unified School District, a recent decision was made to broaden the scope of this site to include that of all public schools in the Town of Gilbert and thus fulfill the area that the . . . → Read More: Higley Public Schools Added

Investigative Reporter vs. Gossip Columnist

Where’s the beef? ‘Cause it’s not in the Arizona Republic – Like Carmen SanDiego, where in the world is Hayley Ringle???? . . . → Read More: Investigative Reporter vs. Gossip Columnist