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Schools happy with Shoreline compromise

Original post made on Feb 28, 2011

As local parents have come to realize the amount of money Mountain View schools might gain if the Shoreline Community were to be abolished, many have called for the special district to be dissolved. However, for a variety of reasons -- political and otherwise -- two top local school officials have maintained their support for keeping the Shoreline Community alive, even as they have expressed an interest in gathering a larger share of the tax revenues from the special district.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, February 28, 2011, 10:33 AM

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Posted by JH
a resident of Jackson Park
on Feb 28, 2011 at 9:58 pm

Is this the same Steve Nelson who wrote the ballot statement last year arguing against the high school district funding?


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Posted by SN
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:54 pm

Is this the same $3.2 million dollars per year that Shoreline diverts from the HS local revenue stream? Go read your "public policy debate" manual JH- there are many reasons to urge a 'no' vote on an issue. Just like these are many reasons to handout 400 fliers to urge parents to show up at a City Council meeting. - go figure-


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