Monthly Archives: March 2009

A Surplus of Deficits

Being both a trustee and volunteering on the Measure B campaign gives me an interesting perspective on questions that, from time to time, swirl around the community. One of those involves the answer to the question “So, just how big … Continue reading

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Enrollment and Charters

I’m seeing questions about why the District serves so many out-of-district charter students if space is so tight at our schools. Here’s the explanation. The primary reason San Carlos adopted the charter school model years ago was financial: the State … Continue reading

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Enrollment and Boundaries

With our record-breaking kindergarten enrollment for next year the issue of school capacity and boundary changes has leaped back into the limelight. Here’s my take on it. White Oaks is the District’s smallest school, in terms of acreage, and it … Continue reading

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