School Board Member Who Shared Parents’ Emails Triggers Investigation

The Easton Board of Education (BOE) has asked a law firm to investigate whether a federal law or any board policies were violated when a school board member forwarded emails he received from parents to a local political activist.

The investigation, which includes a review of board Continue reading “School Board Member Who Shared Parents’ Emails Triggers Investigation”

Superintendent Search Continues Amid Controversy Over Critical Race Theory

Public Comment Sessions Tomorrow at JBHS and Virtual Session on Wednesday

The search for a new superintendent for the Easton, Redding and Region 9 school districts moves forward with public comment sessions this week as contentious debates surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion Continue reading “Superintendent Search Continues Amid Controversy Over Critical Race Theory”

Superintendent Harrison Details Difficult Decision to Leave ER9 Schools

When Dr. Rydell Harrison steps down as Easton Redding and Region 9 superintendent on Sept. 23, he will leave with the knowledge that the work he helped put in place to improve education for all students will go on.

At 45, Dr. Harrison has a long career ahead of him and a rewarding Continue reading “Superintendent Harrison Details Difficult Decision to Leave ER9 Schools”

ER9 Boards of Education Approve DEI Surveys

The Easton, Redding and Region 9 boards of education approved four surveys to gather data to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion at Helen Keller Middle School, John Read Middle School, and Joel Barlow High School. The overall votes across all three boards, cast at a June 1 special Continue reading “ER9 Boards of Education Approve DEI Surveys”

Letter: Support DEI Survey so We Can Hear our Children Speak

To the Editor:

Don’t force Easton’s children to learn about diversity and gender identity in whispered conversations like we did in the 1950’s.

Let’s find out what our children need and provide educational support to help them understand what INCLUSION means. Inclusion is not Continue reading “Letter: Support DEI Survey so We Can Hear our Children Speak”

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