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High schools in good shape, for now

Original post made on Mar 21, 2011

Halfway through their fiscal year the local high schools are in better financial shape than administrative officials had anticipated, according to a report presented to the district's board of trustees on Monday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 21, 2011, 10:32 AM

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Posted by Spaghetti Freddie
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 21, 2011 at 2:04 pm

So gratifying to see the district being pro-active during the tough time. Great example.

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 25, 2011 at 10:15 am

Part of the reason this District (IMO) has been able to weather this well is the Superintendent tries to involve the community (not just administrators) in some of the major financial decisions. He tends to assemble committees to provide feedback and priorities even when these are not required by law (example building priorities before a bond is even proposed). This has also happened with operational expenses. So not just the Trustees - talking to administrators - are involved.
It also helps immensely to be in 'the Google bubble' for real-estate (gee they all got 10% raises?)

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