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Palo Alto parents named to site-selection panel

Original post made on Jan 11, 2013

Eight Palo Alto parents and four school administrators have been named to a committee to advise the Palo Alto school district on a location for opening a 13th elementary school.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 10, 2013, 3:42 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by JSD, a resident of Palo Verde
on Jan 11, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Thanks to these parents for giving their time and energy in this way.


Posted by Mom, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:47 pm

It seems like the most impacted grades are at the middle school, since there are multiple elementary schools with space in South Palo Alto.


Posted by questions, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:35 pm

Sharon Keplinger won't have any difficulty advocating for the Young 5's program, of which I am fully supportive. It seems like it's a conflict of interest to have her on the site selection panel, though.


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