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Cover Story - August 26, 2011

School district opens doors on new year

New principals, ongoing construction and enrollment growth face Palo Alto students

by Chris Kenrick

Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses opened Tuesday with new principals at five campuses and what appears to be a bumper crop of young students.

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Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:04 am

No surprise that Fairmeadow is expecting 50 new students or 10% increase. They are getting the students from the new housing, especially since Palo Verde can't grow and is already bursting at the seams.

New housing = more students in our schools.