Town Square

Post a New Topic

Portola Valley schools: looking for more cuts

Original post made on Jul 1, 2012

The 2012-13 budget is balanced, with $2.1 million in spending cuts, but the Portola Valley School District board and staff members are still trying to find other ways to trim costs so a now-empty reserve can be at least partially replenished.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 28, 2012, 9:27 AM

Comments (1)

Posted by hmmm..., a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm

hmmmm... let's take from the teachers who give endlessly to our children and give more money to administrators???? something is not right.
taking away classroom aids, taking away school days, taking away Spanish - Administrators- do you still think you are providing a stellar education and creating "21st century learners"?
suggestion: have an outside consultant look at school culture, school climate, use of time, use of tools, use of faculty/staff and do what is needed to be effective and efficient.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

The dress code
By Jessica T | 19 comments | 1,804 views

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,173 views

September food and drink goings on
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,132 views

Anglo Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 641 views

Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 449 views