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Revenues down, enrollment up in K-8 district

Original post made on Feb 11, 2010

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178 annual parcel tax. The school board voted Feb. 2 to put a seven-year parcel tax measure on the ballot on a May 4 special mail-in election.

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Comments (2)

Posted by Gunslinger, a resident of another community
on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:57 am

Please tell me, where could we cut the surging enrollment? I know you know


Posted by Fix it right, a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:25 pm

This is a band aide, this is why CA education is where it is.

Get your legislators and President to fix it right and stop the band aide fixes.

Look at all the people "in charge" of our kids education; clueless, out of touch, dumb, and don't care. If you ever went to a school board meeting or hear the administrators talk, you'll know what I mean. Let's lower standards for all and spread the wealth. Soon we'll be going into the basic aide districts for their loot. Unfortunately, the real estate prices are heading the wrong direction.


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