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Many schools in the Tempe Elementary District also participate in this program. Why is this article so focused on this one school? The concept that many schools participate is buried at the end of the article. Also, you can turn in receipts from any Fresh and Easy, not just that location.Oct 10, 2011
The article states, "The proposals are near the top of a list of 44 ideas to save district funds." Not all of those 44 ideas need to be implemented to make up for the current budget shortfall. The question that needs to be asked is why closing our schools is always the first choice. The second question is what specific use each vacant campus will be put towards and are those plans affecting which middle school is being selected to close. Next, what specific criteria are being used to decide which school should close? Are those criteria complete and comprehensive? Are things such as achievement being considered? So far, even with their data, I do not believe that the Superintendent has fully answered these questions. These are questions the entire community should be asking, not just the parents of current students. What happens to large pieces of land in our neighborhoods is important to everyone.Jan 28, 2011