News of Persky’s hiring had only been public for two days before public resistance called for his removal. Lynbrook High School in San Jose promptly fired him following the backlash.
Since Chris Bischof ’92 M.A. ’93 and Helen Kim ’92 M.A. ’93 founded Eastside College Preparatory School, a private high school for East Palo Alto students who will be the first in their family to go to college, in 1996, every graduate of Eastside has gone on to attend a four-year college.
Castilleja School’s proposal has faced community backlash, with nearby residents expressing concerns about increased traffic, rising housing costs and the school’s previous violation of city regulation.
On the first day of the protest, dozens of people held signs showing phrases such as “Never Again means Close the Camps,” and “Support our undocumented brothers and sisters.”
The adversity score — designed to contextualize applicants’ SAT scores with their socioeconomic backgrounds — has been criticized as inconsistent, and is now part of a broader debate about the merits of the SAT and standardized testing as a whole.
Berkeley’s boot off the list comes after the school called itself out on the misreporting, telling U.S. News not only that there had been errors in its alumni-giving numbers but also that it had incorrectly included multi-year pledges in its calculations.
The attack, executed with a military-style rifle purchased in Nevada, took place late on the last day of the 41st annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, a cherished Bay Area celebration of Gilroy’s status as the “Garlic Capital of the World.”
As stated in the City Council staff report, the disposable food-ware ordinance includes two additional phases to be implemented by 2021 and 2025 respectively, as well as a deconstruction ordinance, all of which further Palo Alto’s shift toward reusability.