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September 25, 2018

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Bruce Dickinson

Let's hope that Tuck is a little better than Mags when it comes to fiscal prudence.

The overpaying for Hooverville was a huge fiasco, all made worse by trying to ram through the approval of the school without due process of properly notifying the neighbors, allowing full public input and conducting extensive environmental studies (the neighbors sued BSD to a devastating effect until a very costly settlement was reached).

Capital improvement bonds, parcel taxes, and the donations to the non-for-profit Burlingame Community Education fund are what saved Mags' derriere and allowed her assistant Supe to take the fall.

This Dickinson never forgets!

Joe

The Daily Journal is reporting some timely stats:

Consistent with high levels of achievement historically, the Hillsborough City Elementary School District set the local pace for public school systems in scoring as 83 percent of students met or exceeded their English scores and 84 achieved similarly in math. School systems in Burlingame, San Carlos, Belmont and Redwood Shores replicated their high levels of achievement as well, again hitting marks in the 70s for meeting and exceeding expectations in both fields.

Not all districts improved though, as local high school district scores showed signs of slipping. Seventy-one percent of San Mateo Union High School District students met or exceeded their English standards, down 6 percent from the year prior while 51 percent achieved similarly in math, down 4 percent from last year.

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/news/local/county-student-performance-keeps-improving/article_219efe76-c6ba-11e8-859d-a3d93b7aa1b2.html

Joe

Please keep this recommendation in mind now that the ballots are arriving in San Mateo County!

Cassandra

No HSR = John Cox for governor.

Hollyroller

"Green Grass and High Times Forever."

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