It is heating up in Enterprise
After all it is July in South Alabama. However the weather is not the only thing heating up. Election season is in full swing and is heating up as well. I suspect the bullying and intimidation I wrote about in The Silenced Majority has only intensified as the prospect that some are losing their grip on the reins of Enterprise has become a real possibility.
Those ominous clouds of intimidation that have existed in Enterprise for years can be rolled away if the people of Enterprise are ready to make that happen. Continue reading Ominous Clouds
When is an apology not an apology?
If you have followed this story for the past 19 months you know my take on it. If you haven’t or if you want a refresher you can see it at the links below.
Watch Your Back published 11/22/2014
YOU Are Not Alone published 12/01/2014
Watch Your Back (UPDATE) published 02/23/2015
The Silenced Majority published 03/29/2015
The details of this issue were summarized very well in the article by Michelle Mann in the Southeast Sun on 05/25/2015,
ECS Superintendent apologizes to teacher
What is new in this story is the prepared statement called an apology that was read by the superintendent in the board meeting on 05/24/2016 which brings me back to my original question. Continue reading Vindication
“Nobody likes bullies. They push you. Shove you. Mock you. It’s bad enough to be bullied by people you don’t really know and don’t particularly care for. But to be pushed into the path of bullies by people you love and trust — that’s a far deeper pain.” (Bible Studies For Life – Adults – Spring 2015 – A Death Like No Other)
Bullying is not just an issue for students
I covered this as it was exhibited in the 10/21/14 school board meeting in a couple of prior posts – Watch Your Back and YOU Are Not Alone – so I will not rehash it here but I did want to elaborate a little bit to better explain what really is at stake here. Continue reading The Silenced Majority
A little over a week ago I published a post called Watch Your Back. In that post I asked for feedback both positive and negative as feedback is the only way I know whether my thoughts and observations have any validity or not. I mentioned I would be happy to post a follow up if feedback indicated I was on the wrong path. Well, this is that post.
Most widely read post I have ever published
Watch Your Back was the most widely read post I have published so far. Continue reading YOU Are Not Alone
In case you missed it there were some interesting events in the October 21st school board meeting. Here is how it was reported in the local papers.
An Enterprise third grade teacher remains on 20-day suspension after the Enterprise Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to uphold the superintendent’s decision. Continue reading Watch Your Back