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FUHSD proposes tax renewal initiative Measure M

FUHSD proposes tax renewal initiative Measure M
Funds will maintain teacher salaries, elective programs
October 29, 2020

Measure M, proposed by the Fremont Union School District, asks voters in Santa Clara County to renew its existing parcel tax to provide more funding for its schools, Superintendent Polly Bove said in a...

‘You can’t keep everyone else warm by setting yourself on fire’

History teacher Andrea Yee plays with her kids in the extra time given by distance learning.
Teachers at home face added responsibilities with distance learning
October 5, 2020

With the sudden and dramatic shift from in-person to remote learning, teachers have risen to the challenge and quickly adapted to online learning. However, issues arise for teachers who are also parents,...

FUHSD reaches agreement to keep schools closed

While thoughts on returning to in-person instruction are mixed, there remains a hesitation to reopen schools in the FUHSD due to the potential health and safety risks of all stakeholders.
Superintendent Polly Bove says a 29-page guidebook makes it impossible for high schools to return to in-person instruction
October 2, 2020

During the pandemic, schools, districts and government officials have been tasked with figuring out the logistics of reopening schools so that in the future, it is both safe and reasonable for students...

An unnecessary option: FUHSD’s opt-in progress reports fail to recognize differences in student learning

An unnecessary option: FUHSD's opt-in progress reports fail to recognize differences in student learning
New progress report option hurts students more than it helps
May 4, 2020

The FUHSD Board of Trustees voted on April 28 to create an additional progress report that shows a student’s grade as of March 13.  Students can choose whether or not to send this progress report to...

Spread of COVID-19 results in school closures, local state of emergency

Spread of COVID-19 results in school closures, local state of emergency
Santa Clara to provide services to seniors, essential services and utilities; while HHS to transition to close school, transition to online learning
March 21, 2020

Santa Clara County faces an increasing number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases each day, with a confirmed 196 cases and eight deaths as of March 19, according to Santa Clara County Public Health. To slow...

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