Saturday, 17 May 2014

On Saturday, May 17, 2014 by PWSParents

12.     Impeded community input

Community complaints include impeded community input:
·           Designing the January 27th “public consultation” meeting as a 35 minute staff presentation to impede public input;[6]
·           Failing to provide information and documentation requested by community members;
·           Failing to submit community suggested scenarios to committee members;
·           Recommending Board members not communicate with their constituents;
·           Recommending Board members deny a parent’s request to speak at February 26th Board meeting;
·           Directing school staff not to obtain proof of address as part of March registration;
·           Recommending committee members format their “Workshop meeting to review proposals” in a cafĂ© format to impede public input;
·           Recommending Board members limit public input to 5 minutes at its monthly board meeting after committee releases recommendations.

[6 There was no opportunity for meaningful community input.