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NHPS Board of Education Goes Meta – More Like Illogical
“The Board of Education is looking to create a committee to discuss ... the Board of Education.
The New Haven Independent reports "At the board’s Tuesday night public meeting, members discussed a plan to create a new Governance Committee that would “guide and prioritize the focus of the NHPS board,” according to a handout.
“Board Chair Carlos Torre said that he believes this could become one of the board’s “more important committees.” The current suggestion is to have three people on the committee, all members of the regular Board of Ed; Torre said that the committee could have more depending on interest. All meetings would be public.”
If anyone reading this feels confused – that’s O’K; it is confusing; in fact, what type of thinking went into this decision? One could understand if the Governance Committee is made up of 3-5 education and economics experts who are independent of the BOE, and who are willing to volunteer their time and expertise. If they are going to select 3 existing BOE members, why wouldn’t those same members act as rudders for the existing Board?!!! Maybe the whole idea is to seem to be doing something differently; if that is the case, why not do something that makes sense and will actually be a constructive move that will bring about positive results. A tangled web does not inspire confidence.
Read the complete article in the New Haven Independent (NHI) linked below
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