“If I hope to exact real and measurable change, I simply cannot continue to work for a superintendent who so blatantly demoralizes the efforts, dedication and passion of the faculty and staff at JMS. I will continue to fight as a deaf adult for the rights and needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing children all across this great state."Radford says Noyce is favoring oral programs over sign language, though Noyce says he's treated them equally.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Principal Resigns Over Oral/ASL Controversy
The principal of a Utah school for the deaf is leaving her post. Jill Radford says she can't work with the superintendent of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, Steve Noyce. After three years on the job as principal of Jean Massieu School of the Deaf in Millcreek she wrote in her resignation letter: