| Political Talk|| re: House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board - cssamerican on 4/18/14 at 9:39 am|
[quote]Personally I think it is the right direction to give principals autonomy over their schools and hold them accountable. My problem is that I don't think the Feds or even state governments should have a say in local schools. Schools should be run locally.[/quote]
So, you think it is better f...
| Political Talk|| House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board - cssamerican on 4/17/14 at 7:55 pm|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/home/8923195-125/bill-to-shrink-ebr-school)]House panel OKs bill to shrink EBR School Board[/link]
The following bills can only be viewed as a coordinated attack against the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.
| Political Talk|| The State versus EBRPSS - cssamerican on 4/14/14 at 8:02 pm|
[link=(http://openstates.org/la/bills/2014/SB%20636/documents/LAD00038994/)]SB 636[/link] is designed to give principals in East Baton Rouge Parish School System and enormous amount of unneeded responsibility. They would now be in charge of transportation, food services, facility management, and all...
| Political Talk|| re: IQ and neo eugenics - cssamerican on 4/7/14 at 7:52 pm|
[quote]Recent govt surveys estimate roughly 50% of all Americans have below average IQs[/quote]
Seems with the way social programs are set-up we are promoting the procreation of the group, while making it harder financially for middle class people to have multiple children.
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 10:57 am|
Page 37 of the [link=(http://businessaffairs.ebrschools.org/eduWEB1/1000142/docs/final_corrected_2013-14_gfb.pdf)]General Fund Budget[/link] has an organizational chart on page 37 so you can see what position report to who and how many heads there are. You can also use the title to look at the salar...
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 10:00 am|
[quote]But healthcare, and pension are usually perks and are not included in salaries.[/quote]
Yes they do, ask any teacher.
Dr. Brister would be the highest paid administrator at Central Office that is an [u]employee[/u]. Like I said in a previous post there could be contract employees like the...
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 9:42 am|
Sure it is the management schedule. Instructional personnel are on the MI schedule and non-instructional people are on the MS. There is a position key just before the schedules, page 47.
For example, I believe Dr. Brister position is a M-2A. If he has 20 years ([i]That isn't always how long you w...
| Political Talk|| re: EBR schools audit- 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic record - cssamerican on 4/4/14 at 8:57 am|
[quote] A lot of people make big salaries in the school board office
Too many. It's "On the payroll" city down at that place. [/quote]
What do you guys consider big salaries? According to the [link=(http://humanresources.ebrschools.org/eduWEB1/1000012/docs/1314_salarysch_app0801.pdf)]...
| Political Talk|| re: Taylor proposes restructuring EBR school system - cssamerican on 4/2/14 at 6:56 am|
[quote]Do you know if other school systems have sales taxes supporting them? And do other parishes have such a large percentage of students attending private schools? And how many parishes have as large of a tax base ?[/quote]
Yes, other districts have sales taxes as well. No EBR has a much higher ...
| Political Talk|| re: Taylor proposes restructuring EBR school system - cssamerican on 4/1/14 at 7:22 pm|
The school system has done a fairly good job of handling their finances. They are audited regularly by outside firms and have gone years if not decades without audit findings in the general fund. They have some of the lowest millage rates as far as school systems go in the area. Handling their finan...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Official Comic Book Hero Tournament Round II (Winners 3rd Post Pg.1) - cssamerican on 3/27/14 at 6:49 pm|
[b]place #1: Iron-Man[/b]
place #2: Green Latern (Hal Jordan)
[b]place #1: Ms. Marvel[/b]
place #2: Captain Atom
[b]place #1: Captain America[/b]
place #2: Spider-Man
place #1: Blue Bettle (Jamie Reyes)
[b]place #2: Jean Grey[/b]
place #1: Ca...
| Political Talk|| re: Common core continues to indoctrinate the young, with bogus history - cssamerican on 3/26/14 at 1:19 am|
It amazes me how many people here have now idea what common core is.
It isn't curriculum it is more like a pacing guide defining what skills you should have when in your K-12 education.
People's hatred of public education must be clouding their vision because in most cases here poster are more...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone On The OT Ever Been Attacked By a Wild Animal - cssamerican on 3/24/14 at 8:43 pm|
Raccoon stole my car once...
| Political Talk|| re: Spinoff thread from CATS tax lawsuit: BREC puts tax renewal on April ballot - cssamerican on 3/24/14 at 8:22 pm|
East Baton Rouge Parish 2013 Millage Rates
1.410 MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
3.130 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
10.780 PARISH LIBRARY
14.038 BREC MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS
4.360 SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
3.730 ADDITIONAL SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT 2
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Justified Season 5 Episode 10 "Weight" - cssamerican on 3/18/14 at 9:58 pm|
He killed a man within 21 feet before a shot was fired
| Movie/TV Board|| Rush - cssamerican on 2/11/14 at 8:52 pm|
Rented it today and I must say, I am surprised there isn't more buzz about it. The movie far exceeded my expectations. I thought it was one of the better movies I have seen in the past year.
If you have a chance you should take a look at it, it is definitely worth the time....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why do out-of-towners say "N'awlins"? - cssamerican on 2/5/14 at 6:51 pm|
The one that drives me crazy is La Place pronounced La Plas instead of Lä Pläs...
| Political Talk|| re: Once Gay Rights Are Fully Recognized...What Is The Next Civil Rights Frontier? - cssamerican on 2/4/14 at 10:35 pm|
The right to earn a living wage...It has already started....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Justified Season 5 Episode 5 : Shot All to Hell - cssamerican on 2/4/14 at 10:09 pm|
A lot happened tonight...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Best Crawfish boiling pot? 100 quart - cssamerican on 2/4/14 at 5:09 pm|
I have used a 80qt my whole life...everybody now buys a 100qt for some reason. Maybe people put more than potatoes, garlic, onions, and lemons in their boil...
| More Sports Board|| re: Did Brett Favre's 29 INT season affect his legacy? - cssamerican on 2/3/14 at 6:32 am|
Elway has 2 BTW...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: and the Crawfish misery begins... - cssamerican on 1/30/14 at 9:36 pm|
Won't be long Chinese crawfish tails will be cheaper than live crawfish 5 miles from my house. That is freaking crazy! ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What brand pots and pans do you use? - cssamerican on 1/30/14 at 9:32 pm|
T-Fal stainless for most because they were cheap and worked on induction.
Volrath non-stick skillet, and carbon steel skillets. One enameled Dutch oven. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: and the Crawfish misery begins... - cssamerican on 1/30/14 at 12:34 pm|
Remember when they were 10¢ a lb., the whole concept for having crawfish boils was it was cheap way to feed a bunch of people. Hell, shrimp are cheaper now, and that is ridiculous. ...
| Political Talk|| re: In 100 words or less how can raising the min. wage help the middle class?** - cssamerican on 1/30/14 at 9:52 am|
That is one word :pimp:
Most middle class have a lot of debt and inflation helps with debt over the long haul. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Game of Thrones Question: Readers vs Non-Readers - cssamerican on 1/20/14 at 9:46 am|
The advantage of not reading the books is that you will not be pissed off when they leave the books ([i]And they will[/i]). HBO is not going to wait on the author to finish his work....
| More Sports Board|| re: Can we admit that the horrible officiating in the NFL is out of hand? - cssamerican on 1/19/14 at 8:25 pm|
They ought to just throw out reviews if so many obvious frick ups are not reviewable ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What are your favorite movie scenes? - cssamerican on 1/12/14 at 10:21 pm|
That's my family Kay, that's not me. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Official True Detective(hbo) season 1 thread. - cssamerican on 1/12/14 at 9:04 pm|
[quote]Think they broke up initially because they arrested a guy and Rusty didn't think it was the right guy. [/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: What are the Saints greatest needs in the draft? - cssamerican on 1/6/14 at 9:29 pm|
Who will be available in FA at the CB position? We seem to do much better in FA at that position than in the draft. ...