The Salida School Board was set last week to approve a Resolution on Civility and Citizenship. Superintendent David Blackburn said the resolution was removed from the agenda after he went to write it and found that there wasn’t time and compacity to give it the proper care it needed due to the issues the school is dealing with due to COVID-19. He said he also found that it wasn’t the right form.
Originally the board wanted to pass a resolution stating the purpose of public education. It framed this in regard to the responsiblity to teach students about civic responsibility and citizenship, and how to express opinions in a democracy.
Blackburn told Ark Valley Voice that what he said during the meeting was