Coverdell ESAs are similar to 529s, with lower contribution limits, but can be used for K-12 education. Dr. Collins told Beatty this was unacceptable and due to his inability to hear in the smaller room and the inability to video the meeting, the meeting needed to remain in the Board Room as indicated to allow him to participate and hear what was going on. This is when all hell broke loose. Having competent teachers, board members, and administrators are also a vital part of restructuring the educational system.
According the text American Education by Joel Spring, there is a gap of more than $1,000 per student nation wide based on race, with large states like New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania, who lead the nation in their unwillingness to fairly fund education (Spring, pg. 77). Lack of parent involvement is an enormous contributing factor to the current failing educational system.
If it is found that nepotism is a problem in the district than pressure can be put on the board of education to address the unfair hiring practices. At the next school board meeting I may mention that you are in bed with Collins. Prospective employees for government jobs must submit to exams that measures their skill levels. Two Masonic values were under attack: the freedom of religion and the right of all people to a free public education.
A statewide educational policy is set by the board of education and a superintendent of schools is kept to keep a check of the functioning of the Department of Education. We need somebody who has the ability to balance fiscal responsibility and educational prestige in office; somebody who isn’t afraid of ruffling a few feathers to get things done. Beatty has repeatedly skirted the rules, side stepped the law and pushed hers and others personal agendas, at the expense of good people and the education of children.
It expanded rapidly and a need was felt to form a centralized board in the wake of the advent of state boards and universities. It was not surprising to me that the next elected Board removed the Superintendent from office within a year from taking office and Woo-Paw was not re-elected. This system has a lot of scopes for each student to develop himself/herself throughout the year to score better grades.