Is it about who brings it forward or the merit of the proposal?

I ask this simple question to all 7 of our Public School Trustees. When reports and motions are presented to you, do you focus on the merit of what is being…

Are your trustees focused on students?

If you watch a board of trustee public meeting you have likely heard the phrase “we are focused on student success” or we have to look at “students first”. When…

How many CBE employees does it take to answer 5 questions?

As you read through the reams of e mails surrounding a FOIP request by Metro Calgary reporter Jeremy Nolais, it is staggering how many people are involved in answering 5…

Who does your trustee represent?

The answer “should be” simple. An elected official should always be representing their constituents. With your publicly elected Calgary Board of Education, the answer is not so simple. Their own…

Who’s setting the precedent anyway?

In a recent letter to Education Minister Jeff Johnson, rookie CBE Chair Joy Bowen Eyre, she says “while we recognize your commitment to give the Scenic Acres residents a hearing,…