>From: Rebecca Hazlewood <rah_tax@...>
>To: Kevin Rivard <kfrivard@...>
>Subject: Please forward
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 22:00:11 -0800 (PST)
> I am trying to resubscribe to this forum, but in the
>meanwhile I am asking Kevin to forward this posting.
> I think Charley's explanation for why Kensington was
>underwritten by the district for bus service is
>disengenuous. He says the City of El Cerrito required
>it. Yes, they required it if Kensington was going to
>remove to other grounds. But, Harding did not remove;
>and as I am hearing it other sites did not remove and
>some did but were not compensated for their
>When this idea was first put forth I stated my
>opinion, that Portola and the City of El Cerrito could
>not withstand the increased traffic. Obviously, the
>community of Kensington found a way to accomplish
>their goals. I would also like to mention here that
>Portola, a school that has been designated a total and
>unrepairable seismic catastrophe still houses at least
>600 students and an unspecified number of staff.
> One of the Kensington parents said that while their
>child was at the Kensington portables the junior high
>students spitted at them, etc. Well, if I were forced
>to stay in unsafe buildings while just underfoot,
>there were a bunch of elementary kids who were being
>looked after I might be quite angry as well.
>I can recall sending out an email when I heard that
>the district was covering the transportation costs,
>"What Kensington wants, Kensington gets."
>I still stand by that. BTW, my son will be going onto
>college in the fall. If you are interested I will give
>you another report about ECHS.
>Parent Class of 2006.
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