The worst among us cannot muster the dignity to take correction for dismal failures. Instead they divert the discussion to how bad someone else is. We see this in little developing children, but we expect adults to act like adults.
We expect community 7 govt. leaders to even surpass the rest of us. But sadly the state's largest public schools pay their superintendents twice the salary of our governor; and then watch them act worse than some of the juveniles we trust to their care.
What am I talking about?
For the past 2 months a whisper campaign has been conspired against the state's rising star of innovation in the delivery of public education. Many are attributing the source of the rumors to be Tulsa Public Schools. The claim is that some ambiguous 'investigation is being conducted by the federal govt.
Meanwhile Tulsa Public Schools knew that they were being investigated by our state dept. of Education. The result is that TPS is found to have repeatedly failed our most vulnerable students... Those with special needs. The shame ought to lead to resignations. But it seems TPS has a deficit in the fundamental ability to feel shame.
Read more about the TPS report at Tulsa World