Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Monday, April 6, 2009

Hot of the Press

Congrats to Christine Heslop at Ogden High and Clay Kirkham at Gramercy for winning the $25 Subway gift cards this month. Look for April's contest coming your way. Rick

Good Luck on your Final Four Pairings

When Pitt lost, so did I. I have a friendly wager with a golfing buddy in St. George for a round of golf. I told him that if I win I want a round of golf at Pebble Beach (circa $500), but if he wins I will pay for 9 holes at Southgate ($30). Good luck with your picks.

Update on School Day Cuts

Amy Stewart writes in today's Deseret News (www.deseretnews.com) that the State School Board voted 10-5 to allow school districts the discretion of cutting up to 5 days from the 180 state required, only after cutting at least 3 Quality Teaching days. The vote came after heated debate. "This motion horrifies me," said board member Carol Murphy of Midvale, pointing out it gives districts a potential of total eight days of closed doors. Go to the website above and finish reading the article.

Thanks for reading the blog. We will drawing for March's gift card winners in Ogden at OEA AR meeting. Good luck. Rick