Re: [wccusdtalk] The Bond Program
I've been sick for a while, so I haven't really been checking
wccusdtalk. Now, that I read this again I realize I may have been a
little overly defensive. I may not have been clear enough about why I
was dwelling on the 1-year "welfare bus". The point I was trying to
make was simply that "sometimes a cigar is just a cigar". While there
are many cases when a cigar is not just a cigar in our District, there
is a tendency for many people who write on this list to assume that
almost everything is a smoking gun.
On 3/30/06, Charley Cowens <charley.cowens@...> wrote:
> I don't see any reason to call me a liar for stating a fact that you
> actuallly stipulate as being true. And, the underlying decision to put
> the temporary site for Kensington Hilltop next to Portola was not a
> Charley Cowens
> On 3/29/06, Rebecca Hazlewood <rah_tax@...> wrote:
> > Dear Subscribers:
> > 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
> > transportation costs.
> > 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.
> > Rebecca Hazlewood
> > Parent Class of 2006.
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