Schools

Ontario parents lash out at district

The Ontario school board at a June 24 meeting where several parents took to the podium to voice concerns. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – Parents and residents seeking a change in direction have criticized the Ontario School Board and district administrators after the recent failure of a $25 million bond.

At a recent school board meeting, dozens of parents and community members packed the board chambers to express their frustrations and criticize the leadership of Superintendent Nicole Albisu and other district administrators.

Five parents took to the podium and mentioned concerns about lack of communication, recent teacher resignations, and the failed school bond.

Some said district leaders failed to convince its residents that a new bond was a good use of their money, while others think the number of district staff who live out of town is . . .