Proposal aims to narrow the wide gap in educational equity at local schools | August 17, 2016 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Cover Story - August 17, 2016

Proposal aims to narrow the wide gap in educational equity at local schools

by Barbara Wood

Although Willow Oaks School and the Laurel School Upper Campus are both public elementary schools located just blocks apart in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, their facilities, and their student bodies, couldn't be more different.

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Posted by Bev Ellers
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Aug 18, 2016 at 7:36 am

Barbara, you did a good job telling us about the problem, but you told us nothing about the proposal. What would the coalition do? Where would it get money? How would funding priorities be set? What is its governance?

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Posted by Richard Hine
editor of The Almanac
on Aug 18, 2016 at 7:57 am

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