Skip to comments.Florida Senate confirms Parkland parent Ryan Petty’s nomination to state Board of Education, despite concerns about his social media posts
Posted on 03/14/2020 8:42:45 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
A Parkland parent was confirmed by the Florida Senate Friday to serve on the state Board of Education, despite concerns about his social media past.
Ryan Petty became a prominent school safety advocate after he lost his 14-year-old daughter Alaina in the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Petty said hes grateful for an opportunity to serve on the board, which sets policies and regulations for the states school systems.
Im fully engaged and will move forward with a sense of urgency as Floridas students and educators deserve, he said in a prepared statement.
Some Democratic senators had concerns about Pettys social media history and his failure to win election to the Broward County School Board.
Sen. Perry Thurston, D-Fort Lauderdale, said he thinks there were better candidates for the job who had experience working in the educational system. He said he found Pettys social media history to be troubling.
Over the course of years, he has made insulting, sarcastic, demeaning remarks about blacks, about Jews, about Muslims, about Hispanics, about the LGBT community, liberals, individuals who are graduates of our public education system, he said.
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About Walk Up: Educational seminars and workshops will be designed to address three goals: (1) advocating for safer schools; (2) supporting the development of and encouraging the creation of school based programs which enhance school safety; and (3) educating individuals, organizations and lawmakers about the tools available to make schools safer and strengthen the laws to ensure that school district comply with safe school practices.
Ryan Petty doesn't blame guns for his daughters death. He blames policies, like those at Parkland, which ignored threats from known miscreants.
Naturally, Democrats and their media are out to destroy Mr. Petty as this hit piece shows; focusing Mr. Pettys' alleged 'thought crimes' against minorities.
Hopefully the school board will have someone who isn't a knee-jerk liberal who blames everything on guns and only demands gun control and the same liberal policies that took the life of his daughter, Alaina.
I'm going to take an educated guess that he simply presented facts and told the truth.
I’ve rarely seen someone’s social media posts help them in a big way at some juncture.
It’s been MANY TIMES that I’ve seen it hurt someone.
I don’t know what this guy said about blacks, hispanics, gays, Jews, etc.
And I know people spout too much without thinking on social media
Hell I do it here all the time.
But Free Republic isn’t twitter.
When it comes to social media, I keep my thoughts to myself.
I hope this guy does a good job and I hope he cuts down on the social media stuff
Naturally, Democrats and their media are out to destroy Mr. Petty as this hit piece shows; focusing Mr. Pettys’ alleged ‘thought crimes’ against minorities.
I would imagine, given what this man has been through, he isnt thin skinned or easily moved off point.
May God bless Mr. Petty with wisdom, fortitude and faith.
>>>I’m going to take an educated guess that he simply presented facts and told the truth.<<<
Sounds like a constitution-loving racist to me! Our kind of guy, no doubt.
They would prefer someone with a squeaky clean PC social media history... someone like Andrew Gillum.
We need more involved parents like the ryans to overturn this rotten apple cart, seems the truth is what they don’t like and the utter failure to protect the children because of their diversity crap, social justice crap and the liberal progressive agenda
Politicians, or those aspiring to be, pay a tech consultant or someone, to have their online presence wiped clean...at least Dem ones...I’ve seen it here in Oregon
That’s a good business to get into :)
“”””When it comes to social media, I keep my thoughts to myself.””””””””
Every time I write an email, text or Facebook post I start it in my head with.....Dear Jury,
Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students
Great book by another Parkland parent. Very well sourced. Should have caused the end in politics of the sheriff, school superintendent, and others.
You hold your tongue
Yeah me too right
This is site is all I do beside a hair on Breitbart and Daily Caller or one of those
I have a twitter account and maybe ten posts since thanksgiving ....
I watch YouTube a lot and post there some....YouTube old rock vids posted by performers or their wives is a hoot.....you can actually get the person whos music you grew up with reply to you thanking you for an encouraging post...or their office or wife does it.....who knows
No Facebook or Instagram or snapchat
I do miss IMDb forum....man the libs used to own it and you could really see how nutty they are ...righties gained a foothold and they stopped the forum and man it was huge....millions of replies Id wager
I lasted two posts on Reddit....zotted perm
The leftist kids who monitor sites are Stalinist brats
“...individuals who are graduates of our public education system,”
Perhaps one should ask, “Why does such a large subsection of those graduated by your public education system warrant such uncomplimentary observations?”
Ryan Petty, appointed to the state Board of Ed, is a prominent school safety advocate after he lost his 14-year-old daughter
Alaina in the 2018 massacre at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School at the hands of a deranged student.
Petty has made insightful and accurate remarks about blacks, Muslims, Hispanics, LGBT types,
liberals, and individuals who are graduates of the failed Broward public education system.
As was expected, some braindead Florida Democrats found Pettys social media history to be troubling.
The Broward School district is notorious for calculatedly labeling kids with various disorders....but only those disorders that meet the criteria to collect additional tax dollars from the state and federal government.......Obama's addlepated plan to keep minorities off police roles.
Once the school gets approved, Broward does not spend the $$$tax dollars on the kid. They mainstream all these troubled kids and collect the $$$ to enrich the system....and fill their own pockets. Its an expensive scam.
The announcement came October 18, 2016 Broward County was the only large urban school district in the country to receive a Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant from the US Dept. of Education totaling $53,808, 909 . One of the TIF's grant priorities is listed as "improved life for students in poverty/students of color."
One Broward signatory---Obama's Chicago crony--- Broward Supt of Schools Runci's annual salary is $335,000 PLUS an avalanche of perks.
BROWARD COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT ON OBAMA’S COCKEYED SCHOOL DISCIPLINE PLAN, NOV 5, 2013-—
(which caused the massacre of 17 students and faculty).
THIS AGREEMENT was entered into between:
1.THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA - Ralph Runcie- Supt.
2. CHIEF JUDGE OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT- Peter M. Weinstein
3. OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY - Michael J. Satz
4. LAW OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER - Hon. Howard Finklestein
5. SHERIFF OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA- Scott Israel
6. FORT LAUDERDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT -Franklin Adderley
7. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE- Wansley Walters
8. FORT LAUDERDALE BRANCH OF THE NAACP -Marsha Ellison
9. JUVENILE JUSTICE ADVISORY BOARD - Marsha Ellison
And in collaboration and consultation with a committee of stakeholders for the purpose of establishing a cooperative relationship between agencies involved in the handling minority student “disorders” that include:
<><> representation from the Broward Teachers Union,
<><> Broward Principals and Assistants Association,
<><> District Advisory Council, Diversity Committee,
<><> Childrens Services Council of Broward County,
<><> State Representative Perry Thurston,
<><> State Senator Christopher Smith.
<><> State Representative Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed
Sheriff Israel and the Broward courts wont prosecute if a perp is under 18.
Means ALL STUDENT MISBEHAVIOR plus these non-violent infractions:
<><> 1. Disrupting or Interfering with class 2. Fighting in a public place(nonviolent?) 3. Theft if less than $300
<><>4. Vandalism damages less than $1,000 5. Disorderly conduct 6. Trespassing, Loitering or Prowling
<><> 7. Criminal Mischief 8. Gambling 9. Harrassment or Threats 10. Alcohol-related offenses 11. Possession of Cannabis
Broward School district is notorious for its sap-happy liberal school policy that labels kids---apparently even criminals--- with disorders.
The primary aim is to meet criteria to collect funding from the state and federal government.
Once approved, Broward does not spend the tax dollars on kids. They mainstream troubled kids and pocket the $$$$ to enrich their system.
Its an expensive tax-financed scam.
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