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Stegeman's time at TUSD more geared to small fights than big ideas

Mark Stegeman always seemed like a guy whose lust to lead was undermined by his need to nitpick, and his resignation reveals the confounding nature of his tenure. ... Read more»

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Oct 4, 2019, 6:02 pm
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I have offered a clear agenda before each of my re-election campaigns. I believe that the existence and clarity of that agenda contributed to both victories.

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Oct 7, 2019, 4:27 pm
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Voters donít need to know a lot about their candidates but the political leader is helped greatly when they voters know what that leader stands for, where he wants to take the institution and how the route that needs traveling.[/I]”
[ Sentence from the article.] Maybe a little bit more editing is needed here for this sentence?

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Oct 8, 2019, 12:24 am
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My legacy on the board is considerable, including TUSD’s self-insurance plan, higher instructional spending, lower administrative spending, restoration of principals’ discretion over Title I funds, videostreaming of board meetings and better compliance with the Open Meeting Law, opening UHS to out-of-district students, the hiring of an internal auditor, increasing by policy the presence of subject-area experts on administrative interview panels, etc. I list 25 such successes in a letter to my mailing list. Having said that, I cannot say that I am satisfied with the record. Just as many of my initiatives, including some big ones, were unsuccessful, usually blocked by insufficient board support.

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TUSD board member Mark Stegeman's retirement could have punctuated a bigger legacy than complaints and nitpicking.

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