The autumn of living dangerously

The autumn of living dangerously

I think it would be safe to say the Aurora East School District 131 has endured a fall season that is the stuff of Poe-esque nightmares. They’ve certainly taken their lumps lately.
There was the forced retirement of their Finance Director, insurance payment issues and a transgender policy that was repealed even faster than it was implemented.

Annette Johnson

But even though I was loaded for bear, after speaking at length with school board president Annette Johnson, I think there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and, thankfully, it isn’t another a freight train. As I posit in yesterday’s Beacon-News column, despite the immediate evidence, sometimes you have to give folks that long term shot.
Remember, Rome wasn’t built – nor was it destroyed – in a day. Enjoy the column!

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