Chamber to Use Billboards to Showcase Love for Incoming DISD Supe Mike Miles

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Incoming DISD superintendent Mike Miles might have been getting the impression that Dallas wasn't as friendly as billed, what with all the pointed questions about administrators' pay scale.

So, to prove we really do love him, the Dallas Regional Chamber is unrolling a billboard campaign timed to coincide with the official start of his tenure next week. The graphic you see above will be displayed on various electronic billboards throughout July to welcome miles "and to demonstrate the Chamber's support for his 'Destination 2020' plan."

I'm a bit disappointed that the design doesn't include Miles' noggin, but the design and space were donated by Clear Channel Outdoor, so beggars can't be choosers, I suppose.

If you want to go seek them out, rather than stumble upon them accidentally, they will be at the following locations in the first week:

I-35 Stemmons Frwy, .3 mi north of Continental Ave., on the west side west side facing south
I-30 Tom Landry Hwy .16 miles east of Westmoreland, south side facing east
I-45 .4 miles south of East R. L. Thornton Frwy., east side facing south
I-30 R. L. Thornton Frwy. 200 ft west of Ferguson Rd., north side facing east
I-30 Tom Landry Hwy .11 miles east of Sylvan, north side facing west
I-45 .4 mi south of East R. L. Thornton Frwy, east side facing north
I-35 R. L. Thornton Frwy. .1 mi south of Clarendon Dr east side facing north

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Its So Sad
Its So Sad

YES! YOU GOT THE POINT! The Board of Trustees focuses on what makes money for themselves and their supporters. They HIRED A NEW SUPERINTENDENT  that will help them meet their goals. NONE OF THIS IS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE STUDENTS!!!!!!! FUCK!!!!!!

Paul
Paul

 The DFW area is full of cut and paste ... just compare the logos of the DFW and San Francisco airports.

Citizen Kim
Citizen Kim

I went and looked that up after reading your post.  God Almighty you pegged it!  What were they thinking to come up with that logo?

East Dallas Dad
East Dallas Dad

 Don't forget they put enough pressure on Jim Schutz that he went completely soft on them in his big story on how they are taking over DISD.

Chiggers!
Chiggers!

I'd prefer to see it on milk cartons.

Disgusting
Disgusting

So this is why Jennifer Sprague is paid 185K... advertise her boss and do whatever it takes to protect his image. First thing she did was fire all Communications employees, then get Miles face on billboards. What's next? Put his face in cereal boxes? 

Chiggers!
Chiggers!

What we really need are electronic billboards that detail Mike's promises vs. Mikes actual progress. Doncha' think? They could run like tickers that keep track of things like graduation rates, test scores, attendance figures, on time performance of admin. officials and staff, yearly salaries of admin and teachers, vacation pay earned and taken, pensions, bonuses, etc.. and so on...We can call them "Accountability-Boards" and put them in place of these little nuggets of propaganda. I'm sure Mike and those good folks that hired him would be thrilled to track his "progress" with absolute transparency in real time. We can even come up with some clever acronym like AAKS. "Administrative Accountability Knowledge and Skills" program.

Ytumamatambien
Ytumamatambien

Crazy how much power Todd Williams and his citizens council buddies have...the got the DMN to remove negative comments about him from the blog and now you cant comment unless you have a FB account...thats why its dead over there now..alll the disd employees know better than to comment using anything that doesnt really allow you to be completely anon...

Cliffhanger
Cliffhanger

How many rolls of toilet paper and boxes of crayons could the Chamber have put in DISD classrooms for the cost of this campaign? How many DISD first-graders could have used those crayons to design a better billboard?

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