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Citing spike in coronavirus cases, Ravenswood to start school year with full distance learning

Original post made on Jul 17, 2020

The Ravenswood City school board backed on Thursday a plan to open schools in August remotely, with the hopes of shifting to a hybrid model later in the fall if public health conditions improve.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 17, 2020, 9:11 AM

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Posted by Uh Huh
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 17, 2020 at 11:44 am

Yep. The privileged class in Palo Alto charges ahead with in-person learning while the poor neighborhoods go on-line. The optics and politics on this are terrible. Palo Alto and Orange County down south are in denial. We all just proved that our kids' education is worth more than the health and safety of the rest of the (mostly poor) state. You can paint your streets with progressive slogans, but you're all a bunch hypocrites in Palo Alto!

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Posted by Be Models, Wear Mask
a resident of Menlo Park
on Jul 17, 2020 at 12:45 pm

I do hope the teachers and Ravenswood employees and staff appreciate that they are not being forced to teach at the schools. I was disappointed to hear trustee Gaona say that the teachers participated in a protest during teaching hours, I went on Facebook and I actually saw pictures of employees of this district (administrators) not wearing mask. The place was crowded. How can they act so careless? These are professionals. During the board meeting president Pulido talked about doing working with the city to implement the use of masks. She should start at the district first by educating her employees who shall be models for the students. How are the students going to wear masks when not all the district staff does?

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