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Class is in session for Palo Alto's high schools

Original post made on Aug 14, 2018

The hallways, classrooms and administrative offices of Palo Alto and Gunn high schools were abuzz on Monday for the first day of school.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 13, 2018, 2:00 PM

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Aug 14, 2018 at 1:46 am

That’s good news to do more training to do right by our students and families. I’m not supportive of proposing an in-house lawyer. The district is more legalistic against families then resolving it’s internal problems and providing the right individualized education as required by law . I’d like to see the same effort as we do for weighted grades and AP classes into the quality and personalized education for our most vulnerable students before we talk about hiring more lawyers. What about an ombudsman for students and parents first? The lawyers are doing a disservice against families and certainly working against providing quality special education and building trust with families. Statement about hiring a lawyer on the first day is not a good sign. How about looking into the legalistic and exclusion culture for underrepresented in special ed before bringing on more lawyers?

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