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ROCHESTER BOARD OF EDUCATION: MOVING BEYOND SUPER-HYPER-RHETORIC

svgNovember 14, 2023EssayBoom Town Press

Howard Eagle is an educator-activist and organizer.

On November 9, 2023, WXXI radio host, Evan Dawson featured the recently re-elected vice-president of the Rochester, NY Board of Education, Beatriz Lebron; re-elected Board member, Amy Maloy; and young Commissioner-elect, Isaiah Santiago. The full broadcast can be heard at a reference link below. 


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I see Amy Maloy is still up to her old, tired, worn-out, evasive-rhetorical-nervousness-tricks, which she has become famous for. For example, she was asked the following questions regarding Superintendent Peluso’s so-called “reconfiguration” plan: “Moving forward now — was it the response from the community that you expected, and did you move at all in your decision-making as the feedback from the community came in?” In response she played politics as usual, by rambling on-and-on for at least two minutes, and yet NEVER ANSWERED EITHER OF THE TWO QUESTIONS. And then Lebron rambled on-and-on for at least five minutes regarding the same question (also without providing a direct answer). They know that parents and other community members are still pissed…

(this is only a snippet, please read full essay ROCHESTER BOARD OF EDUCATION: MOVING BEYOND SUPER-HYPER-RHETORIC at Howard Eagle’s Medium post.)

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