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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Superintendent Vitti cannot have his cake and eat it too.
Oy vey I couldn't make this stuff up if I tried. I will just get to it. From WJCT
An early draft of the Duval School District’s platform shows board members want increased funding for technology. With the shift from paper- to computer-based assessments, the board says there’s a need for upgrades.
The district also wants charter school grades to be kept separate from traditional public schools’.
This is a man who has approved new charter schools or the expansion of current ones like it and not overseeing our schools was his job. He has recommended charter schools he said he would not let teach poor children. Under his watch the amount of charter school have increased 300 percent and now he is saying, look they as a group suck and the rest of the district shouldn't be weighed down by them. That my friends is him having his cake and eating it too. Some of you might be saying, well the super had no choice but to approve them, to which I would respond more and more districts are making the choice to push back against charter schools, and that is a choice he could have made as well.