From the archive: This story is more than 5 years old.

Comments on Guest opinion

Isquierdo has worn out welcome at Sunnyside

Former school board member regrets approving contract

Former school board member regrets contract: Dr. Manuel Isquierdo's welcome at Sunnyside, like his contract as superintendent, has been over-extended one too many times. Now is the time to revisit his contract. I voted to hire Isquierdo. I supported him through many difficult yet positive changes. Yet, at some point, we lost control of the wheel.

Read the full story »

Comments are temporarily disabled on TucsonSentinel.com while we upgrade our system.

have your say   

1 comment on this story

Apr 23, 2013, 11:13 am
-1 +5

Thank you for this piece, Ms. Barajas. I enjoyed reading it.

Though I don’t live in the Sunnyside school district, and I’ve only been mildly following the Isquierdo story, I am still very impressed with this piece. It is articulate, lucid, and well thought out. But, what really impressed me was the candor. This sort of honesty and owning up to one’s mistakes without lame excuses is far too rare in this town, especially for an elected official. I don’t care if it is “just” a school board, or if Ms. Barajas is no longer serving…I find it just as refreshing to read.

Read more about

manuel isquierdo, sunnyside

— 30 —


Best in Internet Exploder