This has been the spring of severe disappointment for many in our community.
On New Year's Day, Patch asked readers to contribute ideas, large and small, to helping to resolve the facilities issue regarding Bullis Charter School (BCS) and the Los Altos School District (LASD). We didn't expect a magic bullet to appear, but we wanted to start out the new year on a positive and constructive note, with members of our community thinking about solutions and a way forward.
Patch is soliciting your ideas. Again.
Residents of Los Altos, Mountain View and Palo Alto who have a stake in education are too creative, too smart and too committed to simply stand by. We have watched as parents have taken to the comment boards and written emails to demand some things, urge decision-makers to think out of the box, and to make constructive suggestions.
We're asking you to do it thoughtfully for our home page.
We're also asking people to set aside rancor and offer an approach that lowers the temperature and lays groundwork for working together in the future, on any level.
With some clear deadlines and some hard positions on both sides, what can we suggest? What can we, without the "woulda-coulda-shoulda" asides, do to help both the Bullis Charter School and Los Altos School District get to a satisfactory place by August so that educators teach to the same standards that we have grown to expect?
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