LSC board member elected on anti-‘woke’ agenda calls for a meeting with critics
Hockema tells critics he feels attacked as critics mount, wants to meet to hash things out. Plus, 4-day week floated for LSC's Vinton Elementary. And more.
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CHUCK HOCKEMA, FEELING UNDER ATTACK AT LSC BOARD MEETINGS, SAYS, ‘LET’S MEET’
Interesting moment after Monday night’s LSC school board meeting. Chuck Hockema, a new board member elected on an anti-woke platform, asked his critics to stick around after a meeting that opened – again – with a round of public comment intended to call out his comments about LGTBQ presence in Lafayette schools.
“You’re spending a lot of time chopping me to pieces,” Hockema told about a dozen parents and community members at the back of the Hiatt Administration Center conference room.
The response, paraphrased and from several voices: Are you surprised?
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