Sunday, December 26, 2010

Mt. Diablo district school improvement grant plans

By Theresa Harrington from On Assignment - ContraCostaTimes.com

As the Mt. Diablo School Closure Advisory Committee prepares to present its recommendations to the board next month, questions are arising in the community about why most of the district’s lowest-performing schools aren’t on the proposed list.

The district applied for and received more than $15 million in three-year School Improvement Grants (SIG) for four of its lowest-performing schools: Bel Air, Rio Vista and Shore Acres elementary schools in Bay Point and Glenbrook Middle School in Concord. Only Glenbrook is on the list of schools recommended for closure by the committee.

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