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School district downsizing--Facing up to declining enrollment

Original post made by Jack Hickey, Woodside: Emerald Hills, on Feb 21, 2018

Declining enrollment provides school districts with an opportunity to put their finances in order without going to the taxpayers for a bailout. The safety issues on school campuses will likely trigger defections, and further accelerate enrollment decline. Downsizing should be the operative word for San Mateo County school districts. Leasing, or selling off excess facilities should be at the top of their agendas.
An article in the San Mateo Daily Journal, regarding closure of 2 schools in the San Bruno Elementary School District, is a stark example of the problem.
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Posted by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense
a resident of another community
on Feb 21, 2018 at 12:42 pm

It's funny how someone who really doesn't know that much about the education system insists on being an expert on the subject.

But I guess every community needs to have its own gadfly...


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