Sneaky Sneaky Sneaky – They Never Change, Do They?

So…the day before the Hoover Board of Education met, this draft agenda was emailed to everyone on the email list. It is also currently posted (as of 11:10 p.m. Thursday night) on the Hoover City Schools web site as the Agenda for the Thursday evening board meeting.

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The agenda available less than 24 hours later, as the work session started at 4:00 p.m., looked like this:

Agenda picked up at 041714 meeting

Notice anything different in the two versions??

Agenda picked up at 041714 meeting annotated

Yeah. That. Item D. “Fee-Based Transportation Proposal”.

Tell the public one thing and then PRESTO CHANGE-O! Do something different! (Nothing up my sleeve….yeah, right)

Here’s the memo Superintendent Andy Craig wrote to the Board of Education about the proposal.

Here is’s Jon Anderson’s article about the meeting and the fees.

And the vote? A unanimous 5 – 0 approval.

This is Your Board of Education, Hoover.

Here’s the full audio from the meeting.