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District: No need to re-open Slater School

Original post made on Dec 22, 2010

A need for revenue and the low population of students surrounding the Whisman neighborhood has the local elementary and middle-school district preparing to renew the lease of the former Slater Elementary School to Google, an agreement which has been hailed as a win-win by representatives from both organizations.

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Posted by Observer, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 22, 2010 at 8:36 pm

"It's been, frankly, a life-saving source of revenue for our district," Superintendent Craig Goldman.

Revenue he needs to hand out bonuses as the district office. Why doesn't he explain those in this time of a recession?

Posted by John the Man, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 24, 2010 at 3:15 pm

No, why don't YOU explain what you're talking about? Cite a source of these 'bonuses' being doled out at the DO.

Posted by Political Insider, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 25, 2010 at 4:49 pm

And this school district claims it is short of money. They know how to spend (I mean waste) money.

Posted by District Insider, a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 29, 2010 at 6:44 am

John the Man

You'll find the source in the December board minutes, but unfortunately they run about two to three months behind.

Posted by really?, a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:10 am

Slater School should never have been closed. This neighborhood still needs a local school, a school within walking distance and a community focal point. The other schools are very full and class size has increased. Our neighborhood and our children STILL need Slater School.