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on Jun 17, 2011
The best solution------------Consolidate with the Palo Alto Unified School District. Been talked about for a long long time. Time is now.
This topic needs to be linked to the comments already posted on another Forum topic:
There is no way that responsible citizens can allowing the continuing disparity of educational opportunity for the children in the Ravenswood school district vs that of the surrounding elementary school districts.
Palo Alto and East Palo Alto are not in the same county.
There is no legal reason that a school or special district cannot cross county lines - although there are a lot of politicians with a narrow view who think otherwise, but not for legal reasons.
I have proposed a fire district that includes northern Santa Clara County and southern San Mateo County.
I can't believe Menlo Park is turning its back on the Belle Haven Community once again! It's time, no it's past time for the citywide community to stand up and demand more from our City Government! Come on city entry signage instead of books for kids, what's wrong with this picture?
Same post at the TownSquare Forum - because I am upset!!!!
to Ms. Watkins
Yes, it does seem wrong. Have you written your city council? You can email them individually and as a group. You can go to a City Council meeting and speak up. You can get together friends and neighbors to speak up as well. That's at least doing something proactive and give visibility to the situation and maybe some change.
"I can't believe Menlo Park is turning its back on the Belle Haven Community once again!"
The best way to deal with this divide is to simply remove it. All of the local elementary school districts should be consolidated into one with the objective of giving every child the same educational opportunity.
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