District retracts statement that it will “confiscate personal appliances”

VEA’s Bargaining team discussed the letter that was sent out by the District yesterday regarding personal appliances. Mel Jordan, ¬†Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services,¬†was part of this discussion and in fact, released a revised letter, which is posted below. Please note that Mel Jordan did acknowledge that the tone of the original letter was not necessary. He took full responsibility for the tone and apologized stating that the message could have been better conveyed. NO personal appliances will be confiscated as stated in the original letter.

Operation Energy Sweep-Memo Revision