Speakers Tuesday defended Belle Haven and urged the board to keep KIPP at its current location at the contiguous Brentwood and Los Robles/McNair campuses, where the charter school has shared space since it opened in 2017. They also pressed for more concrete data about the various options and voiced frustration that no specific proposals have been offered yet, limiting the specific feedback they can provide.
"It really seems like we're uprooting a flowering plant and putting we-don't-quite-know-what ... in its place," said Andy Westhall, the father of two Belle Haven students.
Board President Tamara Sobomehin emphasized the importance of the community meetings as a source of information for the five board members. The trustees will decide whether Belle Haven, Brentwood, Costa
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