The Flint Board of Education held a Committee of the Whole meeting May 2, 2018 at Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint, Michigan and some concerned parents showed up to say their piece.

Among the agenda items discussed were Community Sports Infrastructure, Human resources/personnel recommendations, Safety Advocates services agreements and an authorization to execute an agreement with the Crim Fitness Foundation in reference to the annual CANUSA Games held in the City of Flint.

During the public comment period of the meeting, parents voiced their concern over the teacher shortage at Southwestern Academy and the shortage of water for the students in the schools. School officials have agreed to meet with the parents and the community to further address their grievances. The Flint School Board may be contacted at Flint Schools.org. The address is 923 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI.