Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the first priority of school administrators should be to maintain academics rather than capital improvements and athletic facility upgrades? <More Info>
After a contentious meeting last Thursday Blackhawk School District unanimously voted to table a series of staff and supplemental contract layoffs. Hundreds of Blackhawk students, parents and staff packed the high school auditorium urging the board not to curtail programs and cut teachers but instead to hold off planned construction projects including the building a new sports complex.
Would you boycott Target Stores because of their transgender access policy?