The Palo Alto High School community should not be overly concerned about the potential effects of the current Palo Alto Unified School District budget deficit, says Principal Kim Diorio. Due to an overvaluation of property tax revenues last year, the district is facing a $3.3 million deficit for the 2016-17 school year.
The Palo Alto Unified School District School Board of Education is looking forward to the Center for Disease Control final epidemiological aid report later this year after the CDC presented its preliminary findings during a meeting Tuesday at the district office.
Imagine this scenario. You read the required book for your class, and write an essay, using the instructions given to you by your teacher. Then you add it to the pile of essays for a different teacher teaching a different period of the same class. Would you be confident your work would get the grade it deserved? Would you bet 10 or 15 or 20 percent of your grade on it? We wouldn’t.
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