Town Square

Post a New Topic

Parcel Tax

Original post made by teabag, The Crossings, on Apr 19, 2011

In April 2010 the School Board approved a new contract with the teachers. Rather than negotiate realistic reductions in health care benefits to reduce the financial burden on t he district, the Board “kicked the can down the road” for unspecified action later. The board has repeatedly failed to prudently manage the District’s finances. As former teacher in Cupertino, our health benefits didn’t come close to what the Los Altos teachers get. Once we retire, teachers pay 100% of their health coverage. In Los Altos they have over 100 teachers getting free lifetime health benefits. Do we want to provide more generous benefits than other districts?

This story contains 226 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments (1)

Like this comment
Posted by Robert
a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:01 am

An Easter Sermon about Cupertino Measure C

Web Link


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Nitro cold-brew, early hours: What's new at ZombieRunner in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 6,559 views

Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 940 views