We’ve been hearing a lot about free speech at school board meetings. Apparently the first amendment gives us the right to say anything we want, to whomever we want, about whomever we want, whether it’s true or not, right? Stopping anyone from saying anything at all is (gasp!) cancel culture. Yikes. God forbid we askContinue reading “I shall not tell a lie “
Category Archives: School Board meetings
Wit and Wisdom: Get the Full Story
See why the board didn’t vote last meeting to adopt Wit and Wisdom, and let them know what side you fall on. Do you trust DASD or do you think they are indoctrinating our kids?
March 30, 2022: Committee of the Whole Meeting Recap
Last week’s meeting featured an informative presentation from Directors Justin Brown and Megan Dennis on Significant Disproportionality. What it is, what we were cited for, and how are we fixing it.
Intolerance on Full Display: the 3/9/22 Board Meeting
The budget-centered 3/9 Board meeting was derailed by 40 minutes of anti-DEI public comment.
Masks Optional and a New Board Member—3/2/22 Board Meeting
Masks go optional amid much public input, plus a question about field trips—the 3/2/22 DASD Board Meeting.
2/9/22 DASD School Board Meeting—Town Halls, Tech Fees, and a Heaping Dish of Drama
A calm, productive School Board meeting was bookended with altercations requiring security involvement. Click to read the full summary.
2/2/22 Committee of the Whole
2/2/22 Committee of the Whole: Pandemic Plans, Mental Health Reports, and Technology Fees. The Committee of the Whole offers a valuable sneak peek at the month’s agenda.
DASD’s New Book Policy Draft…let’s make it better, prevent silent censorship
The school district has been working on a new book policy to ensure that all new books are appropriate and beyond reproach. Here is how we can raise our voice ask to make it better.
Jan 12 School Board Meeting: Eid, Books, Construction, and more…
This month’s meeting saw a new holiday added to the calendar, an updated library policy, and discussion of adding open public meetings to discuss construction options and how to add Full Day K.
DASD Construction Proposals
The two proposed construction plans to enable Full-Day Kindergarten are confusing and nuanced. See a summary of both here.
School Board…why it matters
How do school board meetings work in Downingtown? Why should you pay attention to them? How do you raise your voice? Find out here