2009 FBISD Tax Hearing (On YouTube)

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2009 FBISD CONTROVERSIAL TAX HEARING (YES THEY ARE RAISING THEM AGAIN--see petition of over 500 district taxpayers asking for board accountability) --In case anyone missed it they raised the property tax rate again (4th time) in 2010 and more than likely will do so again in 2011 facing another projected 15-20 million dollar budget deficit, according to some media reports. ***NEW*** ..Petition TO STOP THE GSTC (Global Science Museum being planned at the district central office--near $30 million dollar project that superintendent Jenney is pushing): http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stopthegcst/ (see update below on this apparently ending this project after 2 years)

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Chronicle: More coverage of teacher association endorsements of challengers in FBISD BOT races

Click this link for the full story: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nb/fortbend/news/6366245.html

"Karrie Washenfelder, president of the Fort Bend Employee Federation, that also represents classified workers, described Carlos Cain, candidate for Position 2, and Bruce Albright, who is running for Position 6, as representing “a departure from the old and tired view that the school board should support the administration right or wrong.” Chronicle reports

“There are no easy answers but surely we must begin the work with more than the half-hearted approach of the past. These men have questioned our approach and those that question are in the best position to lead us to answers.” FB Sun


FBW comment: A truer statement has never been said given the current "yes board" and the budget deficit.