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One good thing about the new composition of the San Dieguito Union High School District school board is that at least there is movement.
After the resignation of Tina Douglas from her interim superintendent position at the San Dieguito Union High School District on November 18, one day after the district’s Nov. 17 board meeting, all heads turned to trustee Katrina Young for explanation –and some say for blame.
At the Sept. 14 San Dieguito Union High School District board meeting, trustees in a 3-1 vote awarded the certificated teaching staff a 4% across-the-board salary increase, on top of the usual raises most get each year, called step-and-column.
The resolution on the San Dieguito Union High School District’s Board of Education meeting on June 23 to accept the San Diego County Office of Education’s redistricting map was not approved, by a vote of 2-2.
If the purpose of the parade of principals was to generate sympathy for Del Mar Union School District Superintendent Holly McClurg with their orchestrated performance, it backfired spectacularly.
It takes courage to face down the people in charge of your children’s education.
Five intelligent people serve on a school board and all agree to hold meetings twice a week for a month, with meetings lasting six to 10 hours and one even ending at 1 a.m. the next day.
At the end of a marathon 10-hour school board meeting, held Feb. 17 and ending at nearly 1 a.m. on Feb. 18, San Dieguito Union High School District trustees put aside earlier contentiousness and came together, more or less, to address the over-crowding at San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas.
The inability – or refusal – of the San Dieguito Union High School District to allow students residing near San Dieguito Academy to attend their neighborhood high school has failed families.