Something is not right in TUSD, and its board members are giving the impression of just how bad things might be with their lack of transparency and intimidation techniques. Here’s a quick summary of recent events, including the recent firing of a certified-CPA whistleblower on its Audit Committee, related to the possible financial collapse of Tucson’s largest school district.
To: Open Letter to TUSD Community Members- 7th Letter
From: Extremely Concerned TUSD Administrators; Teachers and Parents
TUSD Supporters (Please distribute to others who are interested in the welfare of TUSD; teachers- please pass onto peers and parents pass on to other parents)
After TUSD board member Kristel Foster welcomed the state censorship monitors into its Ethnic Studies classes in exchange for $15 million, today’s local NPR brings us a story of the plight current “culturally relevant” teachers must live through thanks to the racist bill HB2281.
We have been critical of State Senator Steve Farley even though we agree with his ultimate vote on the issue. Today we explain exactly our nuanced position on this very important issue. The recent actions by the Democrats provide more evidence for our claim that their position, especially with regards to TUSD, is always going to be:
If the Arizona State Legislature continues as they have so far this session, then the countdown has begun for the collapse of TUSD that will culminate almost exactly with the end of TUSD superintendent HT Sanchez’s term next summer. The deadly bullet may be SB1120, sponsored by Tucson-area Republican Mark Finchem from Oro Valley, that seeks to slowly eliminate all desegregation funding for TUSD which is currently about $64 million per year. This bill is on the agenda today at the Arizona legislature.