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Toledo Board of Education gets teachers' plan to run city school - updated

Last evening at the regular Toledo Board of Education meeting TFT President Fran Lawrence proposed a teacher led, teacher driven school.

Toledo Board of Education gets teachers' plan to run city school

Update: School board election results still reverberate around the community

Update: lots more opinions - add your opinion below.

In today's Toledo Journal - TFT victorious in board election

Now that the Toledo Federation of Teachers has strengthened its control of the local school system, it

Public school students' data available to anybody

From the Toledo Blade:

Public school students' data available to anybody

Cool the TPS rhetoric

Today's Blade Editorial:

While Mr. Ford and Ms. Sobecki were endorsed by the Toledo Federation of Teachers, we heard nothing during the campaign to indicate that either is in the TFT's pocket. The Blade wouldn't have endorsed them if we had.

From 3 for change, to 3 for Children, now 3 for TFT?

A pair of their new colleagues charged that Tuesday's election of Jack Ford and Lisa Sobecki will further strengthen the grip of the Toledo Federation of Teachers union over the school system.

Mr. Ford and Ms. Sobecki easily won two seats on the board - defeating five other candidates.

Both of them received support from the Toledo Federation of Teachers, as did current board President Steven Steel when he ran in 2005.


And to every moron that voted for you!! There was NEVER any doubt in my mind, and if there was in anyone else's, you're either totally nuts or a newcomer to toledo.

Proposal For School Board

To all current and future TPS board members:

I believe that it is necessary for the TPS Board of Education to implement the idea of creating two non-voting seats on the school board for two students selected from the district to serve as student advisors.

TPS $1.1 million grant

According to 13 ABC News -

The Ford Plan 2002

As I was cleaning some files out yesterday, I came across The Ford Plan 2002. In part 2 of his plan, he has a goals and vision section. Included is a section titled Education. Here is The Ford Plan 2002.

Top Choice for School Board


Catlin's website hacked?

I was checking out the websites today and I noticed Catlin's website was hacked..who did that?

Catlin and Myers endorsed by Toledo Journal

The Urban Coalition obtained a copy of the Toledo Journal

Chris Myers receives the Toledo Journal endorsement

I wish to thank the Toledo Journal for their endorsement. This piggybacks on the broad base of support I have received from labor to the business community and Realtors.

My current endorsements:

Toledo Board of Realtors
Toledo Chamber of Commerce
Lucas County African-American Republican Club
Roofers Union Local 134
Teamsters Local 20
The Toledo Journal

Toledo Board of Education - voter resources

Election day is fast approaching. In order to help voters make an informed choice, we have collected on-line resources to help you sort through the candidates for the Toledo Board of Education. You can view the information at TPSINFO.COM - Check under items of interest at the top of the page. Remember to vote November 6th!

TPS Board Report

You can download the audio file at:

My technology failed me. My Newton battery died and I had to take notes on paper, go figure. I want to thank Twila Paige for bringing my recorder to the meeting and getting it started. I knew I would not be able to make it until around 7 or so, so she allowed you to hear the whole meeting.

Board member on disciplined DB?

I searched the Columbus Dispatch disciplined teacher data this board member Steve Steel?

I found it at the link below.

Date of Birth: Aug 18 1962
School District: Toledo
Zip code: 43620


According to a story in the Toledo Blade:

Four students were arrested yesterday after they were accused of detonating a chemical bomb in the basement of the field house at Libbey High School in South Toledo, authorities said

Invatation to School Board and Council Cndidates

This is an open invatation to Candidates to submit a 150 word or less summation of their Goals and Abilities to my email. I will post it to my Blog(s) If nothing else, it will give you more exposure.

Tic Toc..goes the election clock.

DeVeaux School Board Candidate Forum

Last evening I had the opportunity to attend the Forum at DeVeaux. I have to start off with: "WOW!" The Students and adult participants did a fantabulous job of organizing and effectively carrying out the forum. The questions were terrific, the responses were more concise and understandable than in previous forums and the overall event was thought prevoking.

Chris Myers Announces Technology Initiative to Improve Open Communication for TPS Board

MEDIA ALERT October 17, 2007

CONTACT: Chris Myers

chris at

Chris Myers Announces Technology Initiative to Improve Open Communication for TPS Board

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