- "First, it believes in empowering parents with good choices and ample information about their school options.
- "Second, it advocates for transparency in school funding and governance so that taxpayers can see clearly what money is going into the classroom.
- "Lastly, it believes teachers ought to be treated like professionals, which means they should be rewarded when they perform for their students, but also be accountable when they don’t.
However, CCSD flunks badly on the first two goals. First, Superintendent McGinley and her mindless supporters on the Board oppose school choice by setting up phony "partial-magnet" schools that fool no one and by refusing to consider charter school requests from the community. McGinley also stacks Neighborhood Planning Teams with her minions and ignores communal desires.
As for "transparency in school funding and governance," excuse me while I fall off my chair laughing.