Category Archives: charter

Stay or Go?

At last night’s Board meeting there was a lengthy discussion of what, if anything, the Board should do as a result of the fundraising agreement between CLC and the San Carlos Educational Foundation not working. Neither the District nor the … Continue reading

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The Impact of Charter Enrollment Preferences

My colleague Carrie Du Bois asked an interesting question at our last Board meeting: how many children on the Federal free and reduced price lunch program are enrolled at CLC? Carrie often asks about this issue, and not just as … Continue reading

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Chris Mahoney’s Raise

A couple of weeks ago a comment was made at a GC meeting which incorrectly characterized a situation involving the Director of the CLC, Chris Mahoney. The speaker also characterized the superintendent, and I believe the Board, as acting with … Continue reading

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A Correction

I made a mistake in an earlier posting that grew out of my attending the recent CLC community meeting (http://board.olbert.com/2011/01/21/clc-community-meeting/). In that earlier post I used Chris Mahoney’s name not having been submitted to the Board by the GC as … Continue reading

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CLC the 501(c)3

I’d like to clarify an issue related to CLC’s conversion to a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation. When people talk about “CLC” they frequently blur the line between what I’ll call “CLC the school” and “CLC the entity that operates the school”. … Continue reading

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CLC Community Meeting

Last night I attended a CLC community meeting whose subject matter could best be described as “how should CLC move forward?” What follows are my general impressions, and some specific reactions to what I heard. Bottom-line, I don’t envy the … Continue reading

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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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