Consider replacing union president

Here it is the end of February and we are about halfway through our school year in Marysville. Where is the teacher contract? Where are the improvements the new school board members promised us? I was in full support of the three board members who got voted off the board a couple months ago. I knew the problems with our district would not be solved by simply putting in three new members.

These new board members have yet to prove anything – other than spending $500 a day for somebody to look at our finances. The person we really need to replace is union president Elaine Hanson. I have said from the beginning that she is the one who has caused most of the controversy with this school district.

Do the citizens of Marysville actually think that when the final two board members are forced out, that all is going to be OK? No, we need to suck it up, act like grownups and get a contract signed for our teachers. Time is flying. Will we even have a contract for next year? I absolutely refuse to have my family go through what we went through last fall. If this happens again, my child will go to a different district where the adults act like adults.


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