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My recent decision….

Aug 8, 2014 9 Comments ›› DaveAiazzi

I guess I should have been better prepared for the announcement about my health. I am overwhelmed by the kind words, support and encouragement I have received in just the first few hours since the announcement. I want to assure everyone about my diagnosis. After a normal checkup I was told that my white blood …

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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. – Thomas Jefferson

Jul 31, 2014 3 Comments ›› DaveAiazzi

There is a lot of personal involvement and concern regarding the Washoe County School Board lately. This is a good thing. More involvement is always a good thing. When citizens demand an explanation, and you give it to them, it makes a government board do its job. It’s one of the seemingly simple things we …

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If “Honesty is the best policy” , what is no policy at all?

Feb 14, 2014 4 Comments ›› DaveAiazzi

Underdogs I generally root for the underdogs. Most people do. And when I can, I help them. In the many times I was the underdog, I appreciated any and all help I received. With that preface, I would like to discuss the issue of school uniforms in the Washoe County School District, more specifically the …

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Reno as a College Town – Is it possible?

Nov 14, 2013 No Comments ›› DaveAiazzi

There has been a lot of discussion in the Reno area lately revolving around the theme. “How do we make Reno a ‘college town’ again?” State of University speech: UNR President Marc Johnson outlines ambitious goals http://www.rgj.com/article/20131009/NEWS02/131009018  Revamp of UNR’s arts facilities will help connect school, community http://www.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013310130038 Downtown Reno: A home for students?  By Molly …

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My evaluation of Superintendent Pedro Martinez

Jun 11, 2013 2 Comments ›› DaveAiazzi

Pedro Martinez took a great risk coming to the Washoe County School District in August of 2012.

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Possible Westergard Re-Zoning – UPDATE – April 10, 2013

Apr 12, 2013 2 Comments ›› aiazzidowntown20

  I went on a tour of Westergard on Wednesday, April 10th with Kristen McNeill & JoEtta Gonzales.

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Possible Westergard Re-Zoning – March 26, 2013

Mar 29, 2013 1 Comment ›› aiazzidowntown20

Agenda Item 8.03 Information, Discussion, and Possible Direction regarding Student Class Sizes, Team-Teaching, and the Rezoning Process (FOR POSSIBLE ACTION)  This item was a direct result of parents at Westergard Elementary coming forward a few weeks ago with a concern about the number of student at Westergard Elementary and the size of the “Team Teaching” …

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Accountability at your Washoe County School District

Mar 21, 2013 2 Comments ›› DaveAiazzi

School Zone – March 18, 2013 Education has always been an important topic in Washoe County. As taxpayers we spend more on education than any other government service. This is why it is so important that we Trustees report back to you how that money is being spent. There has been and will continue to …

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Improving Education

Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off on Improving Education DaveAiazzi

What’s your best idea for improving the education system? The schools in Washoe County need to be equal. I believe there is a wide chasm between the “newer” schools and the “older” schools regarding technology, tools and infrastructure.

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How Do We Prepare Our Students for College?

Sep 14, 2012 1 Comment ›› DaveAiazzi

What will it take to make students graduate more college and career ready? View Larger Map We must be ready to discuss and teach students as to what the careers will be 20 years from now. What will someone have to know then for college? We must constantly upgrade our technology and ability to look …

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