SAISD School Closures. Stephanie Phillips Jeff Price Rosa Villarreal Summer 2008. Let’s Get Started…. ACTIVITY. SAISD’s Ethical Issue. Superintendent Duron reccommends several urban Areas SAISD campuses closures SAISD School Consolidation
SAISD School Closures
Superintendent Duron reccommends several urban Areas SAISD campuses closures
SAISD School Consolidation
The San Antonio Community Speaks out at School Board Meeting
Over 2200 elementary and middle school students will be affected.
Justice stresses the notion of equity and equality
Closing the schools will allow for a better use of resources for all students district-wide.
Emphasizes listening to others when making important decisions
Community meetings were held in which Duron explained the benefits students and parents would receive with the streamlined district
Duron was forced to question the nature of the funding system for public schools. The difficult decision was placed in his hands.
Closing the schools could be seen as a way to make a point about the drastic steps that come in the setting of the current system.
Leader’s professional ethics v. Ethics of the Community
"People are tied to their schools. Schools are very important focal points to their neighborhoods," spokeswoman Carmen Vazquez-Gonzalez said. "But the district has got to take another step (Driscoll, 2008).
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Driscoll, P. (2008). Elementary school’s supporters get loud. From San Antonio Express-News, www.mysanantonio.com
LaCoste-Caputo, J. (2008). SAISD votes to close 6 schools. From San Antonio Express-News, www.mysanantonio.com
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