Yesterday, instead of working to resolve the issue, the superintendent sent out her BPS this Week with a reference to a Boston Phoenix article that showcased an obscene gesture by the former, presumed deceased union chief, Jimmy Hoffa. Ironic, isn’t it, that the school system blocks YouTube but exhibits no such standard of behavior when the obscenity apparently runs in its favor? Ouch! We’ll chalk this miscue up to the superintendent’s continued inattentiveness. Here’s an answer to the Phoenix article. The answer, sans obscenity, is scheduled to run this week in the Phoenix.
Although we have reached agreements on many issues, including teacher staffing, increased tuition reimbursement and an extension of eligibility to 2nd and 3rd year provisionals, many key and significant issues remain.