Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Jun 17, 2009 at 2:59 pm
As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some said they could envision building separate magnet schools for students interested in music, arts or technical vocations, or creating a charter school for at-risk students.
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Posted by Ellen, a resident of the Cuesta Park neighborhood, on Jun 18, 2009 at 7:10 pm
Agreed, Carolyn. Plus it also seems to serve as a way to cloud the fact that neighborhood schools will no longer be a first or even possible choice for some childrem. I know it's not for mine. So come up with a magnet model whereby parents all hop into their gas-guzzling cars every morning and afternoon and zig zag across town defeating the whole green and sustainability agenda the board and city council just love to drone on about.