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Renowned expert denied voice in Greater Victoria School District
A Committee of School District 61 is holding meetings about the widespreadimplementation of Wi-Fi technology in our public schools. The purpose of theseinformation-gathering meetings is for the Wi-Fi Committee to makerecommendations to school board trustees after all presented information hasbeen gathered and reviewed. The third of three planned meetings will take placeMonday, February 28
from 5:00-7:00pm at the SD61 Office, 556 BoleskineRoad, Victoria.The Chair of the Greater Victoria School Board as well as the Chair of the Wi-FiCommittee have both stated in the media that when considering the matter of Wi-Fi in schools
theyre most interested in hearing the science and what theexperts have to say
Dr. David Carpenter, world-renowned scientist
, educator and humanitarian, isthe Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University of Albany, New York. He has submitted a presentation to the Greater Victoria SchoolDistrict 61 Wi-Fi Committee as per the specifications outlined on their website (www.sd61.bc.ca/wifi.aspx). It was requested that Dr. Carpenter be given theopportunity to present
at the February 28
meeting - given the traveldistance from New York - for a 3 minute presentation,which would also includefollow-up questions from the committee.On Friday February 4, Citizens for Safe Technology-Victoria were informed thatthe Chair of the Wi-Fi committee had stated the following,Dr. Carpentersinformation will be provided to our committee along with other information that wehave by February 14th. That is the cut-off date for receiving presentation materialsfor the meeting on February 28th.
Unfortunately, if Dr. Carpenter wants tomake a summary of his presentation in the allotted time, he must do so inperson. We are not providing Skype or teleconferences.
Citizens for Safe Technology immediately contacted the Committee Chair torespectfully request that this decision be reconsidered.CST-Victoria pointed out that, This contradicts the Greater Victoria School District61 message that 21st Century Learning will provide opportunities for studentlearning, using technology to connect knowledge with others around the world. Dr.