In a story appearing in the San Jose Mercury News, reporter Rebecca Parr digs into a plan by a Bay Area school district to grade home builders.
Frustrated over some developers not covering the cost of adding more students to an already full district, school district leaders in Fremont are turning to what educators do best: giving out report cards on housing projects. Parr writes:
"We're trying to get the word out to let as many people know as possible the situation we're in," said school board member Larry Sweeney at a recent meeting. "We're not receiving the funds we need to build the schools we need for these students."