Monthly Archives: July 2010

CLC: Memorandum of Understanding

Last Thursday the Board spent several hours discussing five issues that are at the heart of the relationship between the District and the CLC. Most or all of them will end up being addressed in negotiations over a new memorandum … Continue reading

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No Measure D Tax Increase for 2010/11 Fiscal Year

Measure D, our parcel tax approved in 2003, contains language allowing the District to increase the per parcel amount based on increases in an inflation index. It’s not an automatic increase because the Board has to vote to approve any … Continue reading

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We Have a Deal

After more months than I expected, the District and the San Carlos Teachers Association reached an agreement on contract terms. The SCTA approved the tentative agreement last week, and last night the Board voted unanimously to ratify it. You can … Continue reading

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TL Gets a New Principal

Those of you with kids at Tierra Linda know that Leslie Martin moved on from being the principal there last month. In the ongoing quest to balance work, life and professional development, she wanted to gain some experience at the … Continue reading

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Teachers Approve Settlement, Board to Ratify

The Board will vote on ratifying a contract settlement with our teachers at this Thursday’s meeting. The agreement, which was approved by the teachers late last week, completes the negotiation cycle for the 2009/2010 school year, and allows everyone to … Continue reading

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