News: Education Headlines

Board hears public pleas

More than two dozen teachers, parents and students, several of them near tears, spoke to the Sonora Union High School Board of Trustees Thursday night about the financial crisis the district faces and the tough decisions that must be made in the coming weeks and months.

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Menlo Park school parcel tax likely headed for March ballot

Menlo Park voters likely will be asked in March to pay more taxes toward schools, but how much more is still in question. Erik Burmeister, who will take over as superintendent July 1, said if voters do not at least renew Measure C, a $207 parcel tax set to expire at the end of June, the district would have to lay off teachers.

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