At Maple Elementary Friday, it seemed like a normal day, but behind the pencils and smiles there was sadness.
“I am sad because I will have to make new friends if the other kids don’t go to the same …
Parents and neighbors are feeling pretty ambushed by the Sac City school district’s decision to “right-size” 20 percent of its elementary schools out of existence. The premise is that these 11 schools are “severely under-enrolled,” inefficient money losers, and that the … Continue reading →
Note: This is a somewhat longer version of a column that will appear tomorrow in the Sacramento News and Review. The more you peel back the layers of the Sac City school district’s brutal “right-sizing” plan, the weirder it gets. … Continue reading →
The Sacramento City Unified School District officials say they’re considering closing 11 elementary schools.
Bret Harte Elementary, C. P. Huntington Elementary, Fruit Ridge Elementary, James Marshall Elementary, Joseph Bonheim Elementary, C. B. Wire Elementary, Mark Hopkins Elementary, Tahoe Elementary, …