http://paloaltoonline.com/square/print/2012/09/24/ravenswood-kicks-off-new-school-year


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Ravenswood kicks off new school year

Original post made on Sep 24, 2012

Ravenswood City School District kicked off the school year Aug. 23 with about 3,500 students and an operating budget of $38.5 million.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 14, 2012, 9:16 AM

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Posted by Hmmm...
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm

Has Maria not read the studies that came out regarding student achievement in the Tinsley program?


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Posted by village fool
a resident of another community
on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:30 pm

Hmmmm - here we meet, again. Feels like a personal email to you. We first met (me using this name), among a very small group when I tried to post, and followed up on an antisemitic incident against a Gunn student (I have the photo of the keyed car). I dare think that the # of comments reflect community interest - obviously, nobody cares. I think that many many comments would have been posted, responding to any article mentioning the T (Tinsley) word, should it be in context of the local schools. Currently, the community is obviously more interested in teachers reporting grades/HW, which is a totally legit interest, of course. The most compelling example for me was few years ago - an effort to collect $ for the young Gunn victim had hardly any attention, while during the same time the community seemed to be very occupied by a (minute, so I think) incident @local high school. I do want to applaud the hosts of this site for following up, recently, on the person who stopped in Sunnyvale - broad day light, and took the victim to hospital, then. We obviously are part of a community where looking to the other side, by standing, is the norm. Unfortunately.


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Posted by epa parent
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Feb 28, 2014 at 7:43 pm

Admin in Ravenswood district need to be basically completely replaced and/or retrained. Low income families will stay low income for generations if our children get stuck at schools with incompetent staff.