There was a lot said by the audience this week and we’d like to help some of our newer activists be more impactful in their school board communications.
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 “
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?
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.
The budget-centered 3/9 Board meeting was derailed by 40 minutes of anti-DEI public comment.
Masks go optional amid much public input, plus a question about field trips—the 3/2/22 DASD Board Meeting.
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: Pandemic Plans, Mental Health Reports, and Technology Fees. The Committee of the Whole offers a valuable sneak peek at the month’s agenda.
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.
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.
The two proposed construction plans to enable Full-Day Kindergarten are confusing and nuanced. See a summary of both here.
How do school board meetings work in Downingtown? Why should you pay attention to them? How do you raise your voice? Find out here