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 →