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May 19, 2010 - Shawn Paulus
It was no surprise the
I realized when I saw the vote total, I obviously am in the minority in the district who disagrees with this board and superintendent. I know that the vote May 18 wasn’t all about the teacher contract, but we could have made a statement.
I am baffled months after this contract was agreed to on how and why the teachers think they deserve such a giant raise. People in this district, county, state and all over this country are losing jobs, taking pay cuts to keep their job or not receiving pay raises. Our student population has decreased, the population in the town of
I am not saying that all the teachers are not dedicated, hard working and good people. What I am saying is that the teacher unions should have understood the circumstances and not been a typical union saying gimmee … gimmee … I want … I want… They just should have been happy to have a job in a declining area.
Then again, it was our board who caved in and said, OK, here you go. But, as the vote shows, I am in the minority.
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