Even when I’m out of town, my presence is felt.
If that’s not enough, you can catch me this weekend on Inside Indiana Business.
Posted: 01|28|10 at 1:59 am by Abdul Hakim-Shabazz
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Great sound bites Abdul.
Regardless of contracts, the honorable thing for him to do might be to decline the increase, have it delayed or at least “banked” until some point in the future. OR, maybe even offer to put that extra money in a fund that benefits the students or pays those potential sports fees for economically disadvantaged folks.
I'm suddenly reminded of Carmel announcing $500,000 in school cuts on the same day they announced the $500,000 salary of that new part-time arts center director.
More reasons why free market competition in the education marketplace would have to be an improvement over the garbage we put up with now.
“What crack pipe are these people smoking?”
I do agree with you on this one…Dr. Eugene White should have turned down the pay raise or, at least, took stock options in Fannie Mae.
1) Nice tie! Maybe you ought to be giving the Mayor some style pointers.
2) When you said “crackpipe”, did Deanna crack up? It kinda looked like a editing cut…
3) Teachers got 1%, Dr. White & posse gets 3%. It's the new math!
I don't know what's wrong with the link…it has an annoying three-second delay and a double-sound image. Can you check it?
I went to the Ch. 8 website (thought you were a Ch. 6 guy?) and saw it there.
Under no logical circumstance should this raise have seen the light of day. Put down the pipe, school board, and recognize reality.
Every time I see tape of the superintendent sitting there basically running the meeting, as if he's another member of the board, I just laugh. What a joke that board has become.
Standard School Admin Response when pushed into a corner on anything budgetary: “We aren't as bad as the other guys.” “We compare well to other schools.” “They spend more than we do.”
Flush the whole thing. Fast forward five years without severe change, and we'll be having the same arguments. And another 30-40,000 kids will have graduated from a sub-standard system. Just as many will have dropped out, and even more will be socially promoted, and thereby set up to fail.
Sadly, hundreds of teachers will have been burned out while they try to teach in failed system.
The evidence is in, fellow taxpayers. This comet has burned out.
All the evidence needed was in the Coleman Report of 40 or 50 years ago. The claims of so-called “educators” are and have been myths. Paring their role, task, and compensations back to what can reasonably be expected would make everyone happier and properly compensated. End the lying!
How are the voices in your head today, Pascal?
Why do you paint with such a broad brush?
Giving raises to the IPS “administration” is akin to the White Star Line placing a retroactive surcharge to your passage on the Titanic, because you took advantage of the open water swim.
I appreciate the work you do on this front. Thanks.
Jack, that's hilarious.
Open-water, AND cold, AND shark-infested.
Hmmmm…strikingly similar to some IPS operations.
Today's giggle” Rokita for Senate. LMAO. Bring it on, World Traveller Todd!
My my, why not double Super White's ripoffs? Local control is such a good thing, according to Frank Bush and other parasites. When one paints the size of the brush depends upon the extent of the canvas and when one looks at government schools one is tempted to forget the brush and go directly to the bucket. I don't know the capacity of this comment block so will not list out each and every lie thrown up by the 150 and its creatures who tout the accomplishments of government schools. However, the thread suggests that SuperWhite isn't worth a warm pitcher of spit. I disagree, in part, because his predecessor was even worse. Neither lie very well. In the mention of Angels I percieve that there might be hope for the hopeless liberals who continue to defend the dead horse ripe though it is with its contagions visited upon its hapless captives such as those in IPS (TA's paragon of excellence).
At the risk of sounding unappreciative of your serious comment on a serious topic, I wish it were that simple. We could have top-of-their-class teachers with unparalleled attitude and work ethic, retained by a union that puts competency before seniority, with administration and a superintendent of impeccable behavior, all with voluptuous salaries and facilites.
Is that going to be enough without improved parenting?
Look at the magnitude of dysfunctional parenting as-lifestyle-choice, abuse, neglect, obeisity, low graduation rates, repeat of the cycle of poverty and loss of future taxpayer. Tell me seriously how the United States has a “civilized” regard for children and the future of this county. How is this going to be working out for us? I'd like to hear the explanation- from anybody.
Shark infested sounds correct to me. Whilst most shark species are strictly predatory, there are certain species of shark which are predatory scavengers. This could be the genesis of the acronym: IPS, if it were to be extrapolated correctly, to mean Inept Predatory Scavengers. But; albatross does attract albatross–and the opportunistic, feeding frenzied school of shark.
The Titanic sank in early April. Much too cold for sharks to be in that part of the Atlantic.
True enough. In August they would predate, by June they would scavenge. April marks the beginning of the end of their southern sabbatical, to be sure. That would still fit neatly into the IPS schedule. I’m sure they enjoyed the free lunch programme upon their return, as well.
Eugene White displayed a haughty arrogance by accepting a pay raise given the current situation, proving once again the supercilious superintendent carries the motto: “It's all about me!”
http://www.istaexposed.com/wordpress/ If I read that right, all teachers get automatic pay increases regardless of anything. ISTA financial expertise to the rescue! Note, it is dumb folks, like Star reporters whose minds are so open as to listen to fools and give fools equal opportunity to mislead.
“We guess that when you’ve got $13 million in the bank, talk out both sides of mouth, and have made some pretty bad votes in the last year, you do what you gotta do. Evan Bayh and Dan Parker may not be saying it, but it’s clear that he is a bit nervous about Election Day.” Another blog commenting on Evan's fervent support for raising the debt ceiling by 1.9 trillion bucks-in comparision, Superwhite is chump change.
Corrupt. Government is too big to succeed. There's a scene in a Monty Python movie where an overindulgent diner is offered an after dinner mint…
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