Virginia

Hampton

SEPTEMBER 2016


For years, raises were handed out without public scrutiny.

In 2016, Hampton City Schools eliminated 45 teaching positions. 

Crash and Burn - Posted May 1, 2016

Numbers will soon be reported as to the high on-time graduation rates and low dropout rates achieved in our high schools this year.

I doubt that even the most faithful reader of the Washington Post got to the halfway point of the article about proposed Medicaid cuts and...

Hampton Council is considering building a major youth sports facility to boost tourism…an aquatics center…

Hampton City Schools

MARCH 2016

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

2017 HR Accreditation - Posted October 28, 2016

Hampton City Schools

Do the Right Thing - Part 5 - What Did You Do - Posted August 8, 2017

Hampton City Schools

FY17 Separations - Posted October 3, 2017

Education Reform - Posted April 5, 2016

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools


Residents and visitors don’t be misled.  The Hampton.gov website is touting numbers that having been around for years…important numbers…for years.

Wallace made a statement about the “buddy system” which refers... 

2015-2016 Provisional Teachers - Posted April 8, 2016

In the proposed FY18 budget, Hampton City Schools is planning to make pay adjustments for compression salaries among... 

At the start of the 2012/2013 school year, 1,983 students were reported as 9th graders in Hampton City Schools.

In January, the school board got together in closed session to discuss our superintendent... 

New hires by positions and locations.

Hampton City Schools


To quote the 2015 School Board Budget –

Fully Staffed - Posted October 18, 2016

2017/2018 School Accreditation - Posted September 15, 2017

Many of you are doing the hard work to find the best practice in your school.  You’ve found something... 

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

2016-2017 HR Teacher Pay Scale - Posted July 12, 2016

JULY 2017

The new superintendent was busy traveling around the district figuring out what all ills Hampton City Schools.  

Hampton City Schools

Leaps and Bounds - Posted March 30, 2017

Hampton City Schools

JUNE 2016

Hampton Roads

Aha Moment - Posted August 21, 2017

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Hampton Roads

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools will only add ONLY the following location and schools to the CEP program –

Cleanliness Is Next To... - Posted May 8, 2017

FY18 Health Department Inspections - Posted October 27, 2017

FY18 Separations - Posted October 3, 2017

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

Eye on the Prize - Posted November 29, 2016

Say What? - Posted July 13, 2016

2015-2016 School Climate - Posted November 7, 2016

2013-2015 HR Instructional Spending - Posted October 12, 2016

Hampton, over the last several years, has done their best to force as many economically disadvantaged citizens... 

Comparison

Norfolk’s own - Chrysler Museum - is part of a video dance off... 

Hampton City Schools

Bonuses Behavior and Budget Updated & Corrected - Posted October 15, 2016

Hampton Roads


On Thursday, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference held a candidate... 

So Much to Say and So Little Time to Say It - Posted April 28, 2016

Hampton City Schools

Outsourcing - Posted November 17, 2016

Dear Editor - Do the Right Thing - Part 3 - Posted June 23, 2017 

New hires by positions and locations.

2014-2015 School Climate (No-Disabled vs Disable) - Posted July 19, 2016

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

Maybe if the public knew more of the details more people would vote.

It Takes a Village - Updated October 5, 2017

Hampton City Schools

If Not Me...Then Who? - Posted March 23, 2017

2016/2017 Hampton SOL Pass Rates - Posted August 29, 2017

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools


A Virginia teacher license is required to teacher in Virginia…it’s the law.

You may have heard of the recent reports of schools located on the Southside as having issues with bed bugs.  In fact...

Turn Out the Lights and Close the Door on Your Way Out - Posted April 23, 2016

JANUARY 2017

PTA Candidate Forum - Posted April 1, 2016

Hampton City Schools

​1 Franklin Street boasted to the board that teacher staffing reached 100% by start of school.

Hampton City Schools

Percentage of Students Receiving Free or Reduced Lunches - Posted March 10, 2016

Comparison

Three years ago, Hampton outsourced substitute teachers.

2015/2016 SOL Testing Results - Posted August 28, 2016

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State

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

Food and Nutrition Services Report - Posted July 10, 2017

Five years ago I wrote about Medicaid billing for services provided to special needs children.

What reputable ethical company would perform a compensation study without job... 

Hampton


MAY 2016

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2016/2017 Staffing Shift - Posted September 2016

On Tuesday (July 11, 2017), the school board will have a report from the finance director about Fund 51 – Food and Nutrition Services.  

Propaganda for Budget Campaigning Rhetoric - Posted March 7, 2016

EQUITY = FAIRNESS - Posted May 18, 2017

Comparison

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

2016/2017 Provisional Teachers - Posted February 22, 2017

What a difference a year makes.  You have to wonder if an aha moment occurred.  It has now become important to the Hampton NAACP...

2015/2016 HR Travel Expenditure - Posted October 10, 2016

Knowing Hampton City Schools, as I do, and the recent focus on the claimed dependency on Medicaid funds to support the special education children with IEPs...

Hampton City Schools

The Ford Next Generation of Learning initiative sold Hampton... 

Friends and Family Plan - Posted October 20, 2016

School districts report expenditures under various accounts.

TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

THROUGH

DETERMINATION

TRANSPARENCY IN EDUCATION

2015/2016 HR Graduates & Completers - Posted September 29, 2016

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Hampton City Schools

Hampton Roads

Very Transparency - Posted April 2, 2016

Hampton Roads


Given the state of our schools, I find it insulting that our dollars are being used to give bonuses, especially since board members grumble...

You don’t have to get a transparent answer to know that something is rotten in the state of Hampton City Schools.

Comparison

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Soon, a big decision concerning our students will be finalized.

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Staffing - Posted August 20, 2016

Go Further With Ford - Posted April 16, 2016

Hampton City Schools publishes a section on their website dedicated to – NEWS • PRESS RELEASES • IMPORTANT INFORMATION • STORIES • BRIEFS.

Joint Meeting - Posted April 1, 2016

Hampton Roads

2016 HR Classrooms Without Licensed Teachers - Posted May 30, 2016

Welcome to Our New Website Part 2 - Posted July 8, 2016

They Just Don't Mesh - Posted January 13, 2017

MAY 2017

Hampton

​Roads

Separations by positions and locations.

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

No. 1 in the Nation - Posted May 12, 2016

School Board Candidates

Do the Right Thing - Part 2 - Posted May 31, 2017

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Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

Welcome to Our New Website - Posted July 5, 2016

“Many of our nation’s youngest and most vulnerable individuals are starting their K-12... 

NOVEMBER 2016

2016/2017 Hampton SOL Pass Rates - Posted August 25, 2017

APRIL 2016

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

2016/2017 Hampton SOL Economically Disadvantaged Pass Rates - Posted August 29, 2017

Hampton City Schools


FY16 Hampton City Schools Health Department Inspections - Posted May 22, 2016

Hampton City Schools

OCTOBER 2016

FY15 Staffing - Posted May 17, 2016

I pulled the original story after it looked as though I was finally going to get the additional data I sought.

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools


The August 3 personnel report indicated the following teaching positions separating.  One not show in the table was a part-timer.

Hampton City Schools have reported school accreditation ratings at various times (I’ll be polite) incorrectly or...

Hampton City Schools

FY15 Average Annual Salaries - Posted May 16, 2016

Campaign Finance - Posted June 11, 2016

Hampton City Schools

FY17 New Hires - Posted Coming Soon

Hampton City Schools

2015-2016 HR School Accreditation Rating - Posted March 10, 2016

Highly Qualified Teachers - Posted August 20, 2016

FY18 New Hires - Posted Coming Soon

Accreditation ≠ Transparency - Posted July 12, 2016

Hampton City Schools

2016/2017 Hampton SOL Special Ed Pass Rates - Posted August 27, 2017

VDOE Reporting - Posted October 4, 2016


Martha Mugler, when asked about the payment to the family... 

AUGUST 2016

Once upon a time, in a village known as Hampton, a princess lived and attended an affluent school in the village.

EQUITY = FAIRNESS - Updated June 30, 2017

Hampton City Schools


The second Hampton School Board forum was held Thursday night... 

​AUGUST 2017

Hampton City Schools

SEPTEMBER 2017

Hampton City Schools

Compensation Study - Posted April 30, 2016

Three food service worker 1s left Hampton City Schools before students returned to school in September.

Separations by positions and locations.


Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

Calibration - Posted June 21, 2017 

OCTOBER 2017

JULY 2016

Most Vulnerable - Posted March 26, 2016

Danger Zone - Posted April 11, 2016

Hampton City Schools


So, I was looking for the time of the basketball game on Friday.

Door Wide Shut - Posted August 5, 2016

Hampton City Schools

JUNE 2017

Hampton City Schools

Food Service Workers - Posted May 24, 2016

Hampton

Roads

Path Less Taken - Posted June 28, 2016


According to Hampton City Schools’ Annual School Report – Finance (ASRFIN), there have been no bonuses paid out since 2011/2012.

White Lies are Okay Monday thru Friday - Posted April 9, 2016

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Hampton

​Title I

Clarification

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State

Hampton City Schools

FEBRUARY 2017

MARCH 2017

Hampton City Schools

Hampton City Schools

All That and a Bag of Chips - Posted April 29, 2016

School Board Member Honored? - Posted February 9, 2017

Do the Right Thing - Part 4 - Posted June 30, 2017

2017 Niche Hampton Roads - Posted January 10, 2017

Hampton City Schools


School accreditation is important.  Yes, stringent accreditation standards no longer exist in Virginia, but...