Rainbow Board Needs Engagement Plan Built on Respect

The Rainbow District School Board is missing its opportunity to engage thousands of stakeholders, says Trustee Candidate Richard Eberhardt. The lack of an engagement strategy is putting the system at risk as pressure mounts on school boards. “Engagement is a two-way street,” Eberhardt said.  “Its about making the people who matter to the school system…

RDSB has Better Uses for Soccer Dome Million

SUDBURY – Investing $1.1M in a new shared soccer dome is a luxury the Rainbow District School Board can’t afford, says trustee candidate Richard Eberhardt. “Every available dollar in the School Condition Improvement fund should go to renewing existing infrastructure,” says Eberhardt. “Schools in Area 2 alone need over $35 Million in work over the…

Can the Rainbow Board fix its transparency problem?

SUDBURY – The Rainbow Board must do a better job of engaging the community, says Trustee candidate Richard Eberhardt, but first it must fix a transparency problem. “Transparency is about public perception and trust,” says Eberhardt. “Concerns about transparency are a roadblock to engaging families, students and staff in building a system that better meets…