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Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

Original post made by Stacey on Jan 13, 2010

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection of what is valued, this is how it is done. It will be interesting to see the outcome.

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"The priorities are: Anything that would raise the achievement level of students, from the gifted to the underperforming; offering a comprehensive curriculum that includes art, music, athletics and college preparation; maintaining programs that foster diversity, such as magnet schools; protecting current class-size levels; fostering safe schools that have support from vice principals, police officers, counselors and nurses; and offering high-tech learning environments."

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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger, a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm

Stacey, This reminds me of Michelangelo quotes:

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Knowing what is valued is where to begin.

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