Tag Archives: Dr. Earl Metzler

Metzler is Subject to the Will of the Timberlane Board, but Neither He nor the Board Knows It.

Recently I was perusing the Education Administrative Rules and discovered a gem. Contrary to Superintendent Metzler’s many declarations to the contrary, he is indeed subject to the will of the Timberlane school board. Education Administrative Rule 302.01 says this: |Keep … Continue reading

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Round One: Metzler Takes on Commissioner of Education

Based on a complaint made by Danville’s  school board representative, Stefanie Dube, the NH Department of Education became aware of Timberlane’s administration of the Tripod student survey.  This is an online survey given to students in Timberlane schools about their … Continue reading

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Metzler Wants to Shed 81.5 Jobs. Is he wrong?

In response to a board request to keep the budget flat and reduce it by our regular surplus, Superintendent Metzler has suggested laying off 20 support staff, 11.5 administrators and 25-50 members of the Timberlane Teachers’ Association.  That is a … Continue reading

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Timberlane Budget Committee Tells Metzler to Cut Spending

In an astonishing turn of events, the Timberlane Budget Committee voted tonight to instruct Dr. Metzler to cut $5.5 million from the next budget draft.  The superintendent has been instructed to return with a $69.6 million draft II budget. The first … Continue reading

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