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A student’s take on bigger classes and the school budget crisis

Original post made by Daniel Morizono, San Ramon Valley High School, on Feb 28, 2010

With negotiations in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District heating up, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on the current budget crisis. As a high school senior going on to college next year, my perspective is unique and not exactly representative of any one interest group in particular.

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Posted by Ralph N. Shirlet
a resident of another community
on Feb 28, 2010 at 2:37 pm

Ralph N. Shirlet is a registered user.

Dear Dolores,

This presentation is very well considered and presented.

Many years ago I read a statement by Dr. Conant that said education is partnerships between students and teachers and school is only real estate. If I recall Dr. Conant was a Harvard notable that supported the majority of resources being use for student and teacher relationships. He felt the growth of school district administration was simply poor uses of resources. He noted administration of education is a on-site function simply to facilitate student/teacher partnerships.

Your readers might consider defining how they define the education they provide our students with their tax dollars and donations. After all it is their district and resident tax payers should have a primary right to define what surrounds educational partnerships between students and teachers.