Category Archives: Donna Green

Free Classes on the First Amendment

The Nackey Loeb School of Communications in Manchester, NH offers fabulous classes on the First Amendment and other issues in media. Last week I was the sole student in the Media Law class and had the pleasure of sparring with … Continue reading

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Recording of NH Board of Ed. Green v. SAU 55

On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, the New Hampshire Board of Education heard arguments to dismiss or not dismiss my complaint to them about salary setting practices at SAU 55. James O’Shaughnessy represented SAU 55.  He spoke first for 23 minutes, … Continue reading

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Green Prevails at State Board of Education

Today the New Hampshire State Board of Education took jurisdiction over the matter of my complaint concerning SAU 55.  Further, they ordered SAU 55’s board to hold a “fact-finding” public hearing.  The vote was 3-1-1.  SBOE member, Bill Duncan was … Continue reading

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The Timberlane Teachers’ Union Cares

School Board members arrived at their seats on Dec. 21 to find a letter from the Timberlane Teachers Association on top of their agenda material. To my knowledge, this has not been previously published.  I obtained it a few days … Continue reading

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Timberlane Financial Controls – Gap or Chasm?

The administration is quick to point out that we operate with a bottom-line budget, and that the line items appropriated in the budget do not determine how the money may be used.  But, our policy imposes a control on that … Continue reading

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Chronic Capital Confusion

Timberlane’s administration appears to inhabit a state of chronic capital confusion (sorry, couldn’t resist the alliteration) about which budget accounts constitute capital expenditures. | Keep Reading at timberlaneandsandown

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No Rigor in Timberlane’s Per Pupil Cost

The official Cost per Pupil report from the Department of  Education is now out. (DOE web site. Thanks to an alert resident who located the document even though it has not been linked from the usual DOE summary page.) Timberlane’s Cost … Continue reading

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