Posts Tagged: leadership

HT Sanchez already appointed a CRC Director, so why is MALDEF complaining against TUSD?

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Who needs HT Sanchez when people can self-appoint themselves to Director?

A new year is upon us and 2014 will be the third year with the MAS-TUSD program after it was banned two years ago January 2012.

Half of those two years was with the old “anti-MAS” majority on the school board which was 4-1.

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How bad is the lack of leadership on the TUSD school board, and how much is it costing taxpayers?

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TUSD deputy superintendent Adrian Vega.

We explored the lack of leadership on the school board earlier this week, and how it may just be up to the new superintendent HT Sanchez to save TUSD, since the current board lacks the courage to do anything brave on their own, such as stand up for justice and bring back Mexican American Studies or unban books.

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Can only super-teachers make Latinos learn?

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Sal Castro, Latino Heritage Month Honoree, City of Los Angeles 2

RODOLFO ACUNA. He Oughta Be in Movies Teaching: More than classroom heroics are necessary to ensure quality education for Latinos-namely, self-pride.; Los Angeles Times : Apr 28, 1990. pg. 7

The unflattering message in “Stand and Deliver,” last year’s popular film, was that only a super-teacher can make Latinos learn. Jaime Escalante, the movie’s protagonist, was that teacher. There are other Latino teachers whose dedication to excellence equals Escalante’s, but their lives have not caught Hollywood’s attention. Many Chicanos have long waited for “The Sal Castro Story.” A teacher in Los Angeles schools for 30 years, Castro has long urged his students to pressure school administrators to stand and deliver. Read more on Can only super-teachers make Latinos learn?…