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We haven’t forgotten Manuel Rodriguez

Neil has the details of a planned protest to call for the resignation of HISD Trustee Manuel Rodriguez at the next HISD Board meeting on December 8. Click over to see the what, when, and where. It occurs to me that if Rodriguez were a student at an HISD school and he said the things he said about his opponent Ramiro Fonseca in an election for class president he would have been subject to official sanctions for having violated HISD’s code of conduct. If that’s so, then shouldn’t the same kind of sanctions apply to a Board member. At the very least, it seems to me that it’s the duty of the Board to discuss the issue. What kind of example are they setting for the students by not dealing with it? Perhaps someone should ask that at the meeting.

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