Clements School likely to close; other schools may be saved
Clements School may be closed to save money and the students moved to Lockeford. A vote is planned for April 19, 2011.
- Also on the agenda
On Tuesday, trustees also:
- Heard a report from Chief Business Officer Tim Hern on further
anticipated reductions in per-pupil funding from the state.
- Rescinded Needham Elementary School’s uniform policy after 70
percent of parents voted to do so. The action required a change in
- Awarded a $627,000 contract to Diede Construction, Inc. for
cafeteria remodels at various school sites.
- Decided to move forward with a request for proposal on a $4.4
million renovation at Lodi High School.
- Approved partnering with a private company known as K12 to
offer virtual learning classes for students in kindergarten through
- Gathered input on allowing outside private organizations to
advertise at district school sites and on websites.
- Received the fourth quarter list of donations to the district,
which total $8,665.
- Discussed, in closed session, Superintendent Cathy
Nichols-Washer’s evaluation. No details were given publicly.
— Jennifer Bonnett
Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 9:55 am, Thu Apr 7, 2011.
Lodi Unified School District trustees appear poised to save
$91,272 by closing Clements School and moving kindergartners to
nearby Lockeford School next year, but weren’t ready to move
forward with closures of other small schools Tuesday.
“They’re all three different situations,” board president George
Thursday, April 7, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 9:55 am.
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