Belle Haven after-school program buys time Around Town, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on May 31, 2012 at 9:32 am
Where Menlo Park staff saw a win-win, parents saw a lose-lose. The Menlo Park City Council decided on May 22 to give parents a year to make their case as to why the city shouldn't let a nonprofit take over its Belle Haven after-school program.
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Posted by SaraMP, a resident of the Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks neighborhood, on May 31, 2012 at 12:19 pm
Access to affordable, high-quality childcare is one of the things that makes Menlo Park so attractive to families. Dismantling Belle Haven's childcare program is amazingly shortsighted. The city needs to do better by its most vulnerable residents. Sending little kids off to be warehoused by the Boys & Girls Club is a shameful plan.