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News - February 14, 2014

Proposal nixed for single lane of Paly frosh English

Plan to put all ninth-graders in advanced English classes questioned by board, parents

by Chris Kenrick

Palo Alto school district officials have withdrawn their recommendation to offer a single freshman English lane at Palo Alto High School — rather than two lanes — after the proposal was met with resistance from school board members and many parents.

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