MARK’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS

In 2015 Mark requested a policy requiring the posting of immunization rates at TUSD schools. In October, 2015 the board unanimously passed a resolution to place a permanent link to ...

For years Mark fought to reform the TUSD board’s unusual committee-led agenda process, which almost certainly led to violations of the Open Meeting Law. The 2012 board fixed the problem by ...

Mark has visited almost all of TUSD’s schools, with the typical visit lasting 2½-3 hours; he has visited some schools several times. It is unusual for Board members to make ...

One of TUSD’s many “hidden” problems has been poorly constructed interview panels, even for major administrative positions. This was never the subject of a Board action, but Mark has pushed ...

Mark has promoted multi-year contracts, including the 2011-13 teachers’ contract that followed a breakdown in negotiations. Multiyear contracts reduce uncertainty for employees and can reduce the incentive to search for ...

Mark has promoted greater transparency in the Governing Board’s operations. 1)         Mark advocated for videostreaming of board meetings for several years, before the board finally agreed in 2011 (a ...

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