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What is going on with Carden West school on Willow?

Original post made by Curious, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Jan 17, 2012

I am reading online that this private school filed for bankruptcy two months ago. Is this correct? If this is so, has it been in any newspapers?

Is this school being closed? Would the building on Willow be able to classroom space for a public elementary school?

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Posted by Barbara
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm

Curious...this bankruptcy has not been covered in the local news, as far as I can tell.

I did some poking around on the web, and have no way to verify the information that I found. But from what I gather, the school was behind on paying their lease, is raising tuition, letting teachers go, and considering leasing out some of the space to other businesses.

It would be great for PW or the Valley Times to do an article on this, to help us understand how this school fell from being so sought-after to being in financial trouble.

Some of the comments I found were on the 'great schools' web site, Web Link.


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Posted by Gina Channell-Allen
president of the Pleasanton Weekly
on Jan 18, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Gina Channell-Allen is a registered user.

Thank you for the news tip Curious!

Glenn Wohltmann has checked into this and is writing a story.

You get the news tip of the week award!



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