Superintendent John Covington's latest "right-sizing" list came out last night (read Covington's full "Right-sizing Recommendation" after
I can't stand the term right-sizing. I cringe every time I hear it. It pains me that it's in the dictionary. It's deceptive. Corporate types started saying right-sizing because downsizing was just too damn negative. They mean the same damn thing. Schools will close. Teachers and administrators will lose their jobs.
It's disappointing to hear Covington use this spineless word over and
over when he was the one who originally had the guts to say diplomas
from the district "aren't worth the paper they are printed on."
Change is coming. It has to. Just say what you mean, Mr.