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School district goes back to drawing board

Original post made on Feb 8, 2011

Faced with lukewarm support by residents for a possible parcel tax and new information showing a significantly higher-than-expected enrollment gain in the next few years, Las Lomitas School District officials have gone back to the drawing board to determine how to meet the district's growing population and funding needs.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 12:00 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by question, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:14 pm

And what would consolidating with the Menlo Park City district save in terms of eliminating duplicate staff, overhead, facilities needs etc.? Also gives flexibility to redistrict borders as needed.

Having "only" been in Menlo Park for 15 yrs, I'm not familiar with the history of why we have 3 different districts instead of a single Unified district, like PA.


Posted by Peter Carpenter, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:25 pm

Opponents of any consolidation are primarily those who will lose power (Board members) or jobs (duplicate positions).

Time to move on this issue.


Posted by Menlo Voter, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm

Question:

think Star Belly Sneeches


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