Steamboat Springs

Dear Jared Polis,

https://www.steamboatpilot.com/news/highest-vote-getter-from-november-election-resigns-from-hayden-school-board/

“My ability to focus as a father on making sure that my son is safe and not being so angry with the administration, principal and the superintendent because of their lack of empathy and concern for his well-being,” Kleckler told Steamboat Pilot & Today on Tuesday, Feb. 8. “I felt like I could no longer be effective as a school board member without wanting to strangle the administration.”

How does this sit with you? Do you think there is something wrong here? Because I do. It isn’t safe for children to go to school and career educators like these parents are being pushed to their limits.

How are we going to fix our schools without having to engage more lawyers and endanger more people’s lives? I know that’s been the way school business is done in Colorado and it’s WRONG. These are our children.

I’m still here ready to work for Colorado when you’re ready for me. I know we need the help.

Respectfully,
Lisa A. Weiss Rudofsky J.D.
Colorado Department of Education, 2014-2019

Published by stuckinmybra

First and foremost, I am a mother, but I am also an education lawyer and policy specialist, an advocate, and an activist. I've been told by my closest friends that I am a fighter. My practice area is disabilities and education, which is where I have been practicing since 1999, before I had my own kids who are now teenagers and are all educationally identified as twice exceptional. I write about what is on my mind, which feels like a messy file system of old and constantly new information. I think about my kids and the people they are and how to help them become who they want to be in this world. I write about issues that affect deaf people because one of my kids is deaf. I write about giftedness, autism, trauma, inclusion, mental health and chronic illness because those are all things that affect my family. I write about my own life and the people in it. I hope what I write touches peoples hearts and opens people’s minds because I think people in our world need to have more understanding and compassion. I'm here to tell the straight up truth.

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