Funding has a direct correlation with a school's success. Our high school district is already the highest-paying district in California, yet Mountain View's wealth hides that funding and achievement inequalities in the K-8 Mountain View Whisman School District. Six million dollars is about the
same our K-8 school district would regularly receive if school tax funds were not redirected to the special and now outdated Shoreline business district.
The head tax was a voter measure so it is directly spoken for already, but that does not stop Mountain View from using its imagination to then give our schools their full share of the Shoreline funds. There are very few city policies that can transform students' lives overnight; this is one of those moments that could change Mountain View overnight.
Christopher Chiang, former MVWSD trustee
Space Park Way
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