- We will top and tail today’s edition of the Bites with two “say what?” clips. First up, we have
on how they think Youngstown City Schools might be removed from the oversight of an Academic Distress Commission. It is full of nonsense, misrepresentation, misdirection, and a number of “say what now?” moments. As someone who has followed this issue for a long time, if this is their Plan A pathway out, I am more confident than ever that Youngstown City Schools will never earn removal from the oversight of an Academic Distress Commission. (Vindy.com, 8/18/21)
cancelled XTRA routesdodo back from extinction. (WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, 8/17/21) , members of the local teachers union took to the streets to demand that someone bring the
- Speaking of the new school year, here’s
. Everything sounds really positive here. The charter’s founding principal is gone, but it seems like good news to me that a local Hispanic community support group is said to have weighed in on the selection of that new principal. Except…I can’t find any trace of that organization on the internet. And the one named person associated with it works for the city. Weird. I must be doing something wrong. (WTOL-TV, 8/17/21)
- And we end today with an even more emphatic “Say WHAT?!” . But speak they did…like they always do. Their blinkered perspectives are nothing if not highly adaptable to attempt to capitalize on any political situation. Their singular pursuit of more money for the sake of it is, to borrow a phrase, “built to last”. (Ohio Capital Journal, 8/18/21)
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