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New Palo Alto school chief vows 'open, frequent' communication

Original post made on Jun 18, 2014

Palo Alto's incoming school-district superintendent Tuesday made a commitment to communicate "frequently, openly and clearly" and to balance immediate priorities with a "clear, long-term vision" for education. Max McGee's comments followed the board's unanimous approval of his contract, which has a start date of Aug. 1.

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Posted by Palo Alto
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:29 am

As long as the communication is two- rather than mostly one-way, as the board is more apt to do, things will go well. (Echoes don't count.)


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Posted by village fool
a resident of another community
on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:50 am

Any comments about the Board's decision regarding the Office of Civil Rights?


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Posted by David Pepperdine
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:48 am

Not sure whether to laugh or cry when I see Skelly and leadership in the same sentence. This same "leadership" caused him to cuckold the board on counseling, and conceal the OCR investigation from the board. Good riddance.


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Posted by Hopeful
a resident of Jordan Middle School
on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:20 pm

I hope McGee can add honesty and transparency, and lose any hidden agendas that always accompanied Dr Skelly's communications. I also hope he can actually make eye contact and answer a direct question without looking like a deer in the headlights.

Good luck and best wishes, Max, you've got a tall order.


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Posted by wow
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:12 pm

I wish him the best of luck. He may find that with this community, there can only be a certain amount of open communication and transparency or nothing will be accomplished with the way outspoken Palo Altans argue about everything.


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Posted by Palo Alto
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2014 at 6:58 pm

@wow,
You really have it all wrong. If there is open communication and transparency, there will be a lot less to argue about.


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Posted by Very tiny shoes
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:03 pm

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Posted by Hopeful
a resident of Jordan Middle School
on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:06 pm

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