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The first problem is that the responsible people involved used the chain of command. The chain always works to protect itself. Reporting DIRECTLY to Child Protective Services is confidential and effective.
"Mary Sieu is now superintendent"
That's because she's an outstanding politician, as demonstrated by her behavior at the deposition.
Thanks, Larry, for continuing to expose the teachers' union's culture of thugs and corruption. And for publicizing the names.
Thank you for exposing this school district. Thank God for Ms. Blagden.
Specifically, why on earth would another district not want to hire Principal Eileen Blagden?? How do school board members of her school district justify what happened and why the nefarious officials involved were not disciplined or worse? I hope Larry Sand could venture an answer before I call people in the district.
hmm Supervisor Smuts. Kinda says it all. seriously though,my experience as a detective investigating these proves administrators are more interested in protecting their fiefdoms than the children
Gee, in the tragic wake of the Sandy Hook shooting and more recent one here in CA -- don't we want our school administrators to do everything in their power to protect our precious children and teachers from the violent, unstable individuals on school grounds? That our tax dollars are going to support cya union and administrative bureaucrats instead of giving this heroic principal a medal (and a promotion) is beyond this fed-up parent. Bravo, Ms. Blagden. If we could only clone thousands more like you to replace and drum out the lily-livered weasels currently in power in our government-run schools, that would do more than a thousand new gun control laws and 500-page union contracts to educate our children and keep them safe. Bravo and Bless You, Ms. Blagden.
"A confidentiality agreement bars those involved from discussing the terms . . ." But the terms themselves—the provisions of the settlement agreement—are available on request under the California Public Records Act, and so are any complaints or reports about Kevin Kirby's conduct that led to his reproval by the Credentialing Commission.