By Stephen Pinto
Too bad School Committeeman Mike McLaughlin wasn’t as aggressive as a councillor as he tries to appear to be as a school committee member.
But he grew increasingly afraid of Carlo and now Carlo owns him. He was so afraid that he refused to vote on the mayor’s longevity bonus while still a councilor.
Jeannie Cristiano is out to make things as tough as possible for Superintendent of Schools Priya Tahiliani.
If she and McLaughlin wore a DeMaria mask you’d swear it was his words they were speak- ing.
They all need schooling and legal directives on how to be a school committee member.
Especially when it comes to what the rules and policies are and what their obligations legally are.
When Frederick F. Foresteire was superintendent, McLaughlin had nothing but praise for the Everett Public Schools. He wouldn’t say boo to FFF. He always supported FFF and the committee. Now he’s clearly on a mission to tear it completely down.
He has become, to my dismay, and to the dismay of many others, just another tool for the mayor in that inner circle who are afraid of a strong independent woman of color like Tahiliani.Continue reading “The Everett Political Merry Go Round is a Cash Cow for the Mayor; This Must Stop”