Category Archives: School Board Election 2019

Bad behavior increases while school suspensions are down? Ya’ think?! Part #3 of 3

Is Blaska aware of the school district’s Behavior Education Plan?“Aware of it?” He has nightmares over it. Indigestion.The heebie jeebies!Third part of the Madison Teachers Inc. questionnairefor the Tuesday, February 19 school board primary electionI face the MTI firing squad … Continue reading

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Anti-cop restorative justice killed 17 in Parkland, Florida

No criminal record, kid? Good, you can buy a gun! His 18-year-old daughter was among the 17 killed in the February 14, 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland Florida. The father blames race-based disciplinary policies and … Continue reading

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Blaska supports district charter schools; part #2 of 3

‘One thousand points of light’ Second part of the Madison Teachers Inc. questionnairefor the Tuesday, February 19 school board primary election 10. What ideas do you have to support the recruitment and retention of teachers of color so that our … Continue reading

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Leading school board candidate answers questions from teachers union; Part #1 of 3

Blaska answers 30 questions from Madison Teachers Inc. with some straight talk  Why are you running for the MMSD Board of Education? Because Safe Schools = a Safe Community  Because we can close the achievement gap only by restoring discipline and high expectations … Continue reading

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Madison’s racial equity boss can’t run for mayor ‘do’ to ‘Some white supremacy BS’

The czarina of Madison race relations can’t count and can’t spell; Now she can’t run for Mayor of (obviously) racist Madison From today’s Wisconsin State Journal: Madison mayoral candidate Toriana Pettaway is describing as “some White Supremacy BS” a decision … Continue reading

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Plenty of guilty white stuff hit Madison this new year; Part #3 of 3

Good morning on this snowy, beautiful first day of the Year 2019, anno domini. Twenty-Nineteen.  Like they say, I thought getting old would take longer. Yeah, the Stately Manor was buttoned down by 9 p.m. after lobster and California bubbly. … Continue reading

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