The conversion school discussion in Springboro is just getting started.<quoted text>
My family and I were among those who attended the meeting,
in support of the board's 4-1 vote in favor of bringing the discussion of hiring the consultants, and expected that they would vote 4-1 approval during business meeting.
It was disappointing to see the vote die 3-2 under the leadership of Mr. Miller and Mrs. Kuhl. During this past year, Dr. Kohls, Mr. Petroni, and Mr. Rigano have been tirelessly educating our district of the upcoming challenges and problems that our students face with these new grading standards and ratings; but Mr. Miller continues his undermining protests in favor of keeping things the same, arguing that everything's going just fine and these upcoming challenges are presenting no problems.
When we consistently argue with ourselves or others that a problem isn't really a problem, the chances are... it really is a problem.
Hopefully the board can bring this back to vote on again soon; now that the emotions of it all are calmed and people can focus on the facts rather than scare tactics that their child will be left out in the cold with no union label and no socialization.
The Thursday night message of the pro-union blowhards can be summarized as such.....
"We've got excellent schools already, with excellent teachers, so because we're so excellent, we can address areas that we may be currently lacking (sufficient resources for both remedial and gifted education) in the existing infrastructure, with existing union teachers. So,________(board member), go ________yourself."
If our union teachers already had what it took to help prevent certain remedial and gifted students in Springboro from falling through the cracks then why did our union teachers individually and collectively choose to let this happen?
A conversion school in Springboro can offer educational opportunities far beyond to not only to better address the educational needs of certain students. Open minds understand this. Closed minds tend not to understand.
The conversion school discussion in Springboro is just getting started.