Social Emotional Learning (SEL) By: Sabrina A. Balister, former MSW, LSW

5 IMPORTANT POINTS TO KNOW ABOUT SEL By: Sabrina A. Balister, former MSW, LSW 1)  SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) is a vehicle for indoctrination into Leftist ideology, which is today’s cultural Marxism. SEL contains 5 Core competencies that are very subjective, and easily manipulated. They are: Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and making … Read more

A constituent’s voice about the destruction of D49

D49 continues to attack the advocates of quality education who dare to speak out. D49 Superintendent Peter Hilts is now turning his attacks on constituents more than ever. Are they going to be labeled “Domestic Terrorists” soon? Hilts has done the unprecedented for any professional let alone a superintendent who makes over a quarter of … Read more

D49: Stop the travesty against our children in Public Education!

Stop the travesty against our children in public education! We are dumbing down our children in order to raise social justice warriors, exactly in accordance with Communist John Dewey, “education reformer.” D49 reading and math scores in 2023 are literally 20-25% lower than 12 years ago. Translation: in 2023, 44.5% and 29.5% of D49 are … Read more

Attacks on conservatives by leftists (Purple Shirts) enabled by administration and RINOS on the board

Good morning board members, This came to my attention while looking at a local website that I visit, Next Door. I did confirm that this is indeed a copy of an official D49 posting on the official D49 social media site. From what I understand, there is an accompanying video from your superintendent. This is … Read more

Websites for increasing transparency in D49 and exposing the uglies

Some brave constituents are exposing the darkness and manipulations in D49. Other are working on informing the community.  Taxpayers deserve to know. Share these: http://d49guardians.com https://d49exposed.com/ **Three members of the board self-proclaim to be “Christian Constitutional Conservatives” while they consistently vote AGAINST the values of the community and ignore the input of the taxpayers. Look … Read more

Constituents Email June 2023

Our next meeting is Thurs, 8 Jun 2023, at 630 P at 3850 Pony Tracks Dr Please we need the presence of community members at the meetings. A whole has been going on in our D49. Some not so good. Please read up on a couple of news articles. This summer one of our crusades to … Read more

RETRIBUTION for exercising school board governance and fiduciary accountability

RETRIBUTION for EXERCISING GOVERNANCE AND FIDUCIARY ACCOUNTABILITY as a School Board Member. So it seems I have several stalkers on my FB who are monitoring my every word so they can find fault, violate my freedom of speech and make false allegations against me. Look at the orchestrated propaganda campaign (a leftist strategy) from November … Read more

Peter Hilts gets 11th year as Superintendent with 73% kids failing to meet Postsecondary & Workforce Readiness!!

PLEASE SHARE:  The D49 board members unceremoniously rejected qualified Superintendent candidate(s) we desperately needed for an overhaul in D49 after ten years of failing academic scores under Peter Hilts. The board voted to hire a superintendent on Feb 11, 2023, but waited over 6 weeks to post a search for superintendents candidates, missing the peak … Read more

Parents don’t know harmful effects of Social Emotional Learning (SEL)!

“The community members who are concerned about harmful content in SEL are in an extreme minority.” John Graham   But El Paso County Vice-Chair, Todd Watkins, has a much different idea that is based on intelligent research. Lawyer Brad Miller outright lied and accused Director Liu of “never, ever” presenting him with evidence of harm … Read more

D49 Superintendent search duplicitous or just sketchy?

Compare the four recent superintendent searches right here in El Paso County D11:  March 2 2022: Superintendent Michael Thomas resigned.  May 7-24 2022 The D11 board announced three finalist followed by community interviews.  Jun 3 2022: D11 school board announced new Superintendent Gaal. The process evolved over THREE months.   Manitou:  Jan 20, 2023 Superintendent … Read more