Friday, April 21, 2006

Weast boasts that panel rubber-stamped his policy

"The [joint county council-MCPS committee] report confirms my original recommendation that the Kendale replacement school is the best option," boasts Superintendent Jerry Weast. "It saves time and it saves money."

"The pronouncement drew immediate and angry reaction from community members who favor construction of a replacement school at the current Seven Locks site," according to the Washington Post. "That position was buoyed by a report released by the county's inspector general in February that criticized the process the school system had followed in reaching its conclusion to move to Kendale Road. . . ."