Editor Carolyn Maynard-Parisi firstname.lastname@example.org
A scene from the day's events outside South Orange Middle School.
Students chanted "Don't break up the family" and other slogans at Friday's protest.
10:22 pm on Saturday, May 19, 2012
"Don't break up the family", they have only been there for like 5 years
1:03 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2012
Time is running out for the administration to make an honorable change of position here. Everyone should understand that we cannot expect the affected teachers to go for a "Donaldson" hearing, or take the position that our elected representatives can do nothing to help them unless they appeal. For appealing to a Donaldson hearing could make it harder for them to get another job; if they have lawyers, their lawyers will probably advise against such an appeal, even if they have a very strong case.
Contrary to a lot of current talk on this, there are still things the public and the Board of Education can do on this matter. It can request a full review of the case. It can pass non-binding resolutions signaling its doubts about the current building-level leaders at SOMS unless they reconsider. And there are more dramatic possible steps as well. Let's hope we do not have to go there.
10:06 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2012
This particular video was NOT made, posted, or edited by me.
But I do, do videos on this cause and the students at SOMS.
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