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Costs staggering to reopen local schools amid pandemic

Original post made on Dec 30, 2020

It costs a lot to reopen a school during a pandemic. Local elementary school districts have reported spending hundreds of thousands of dollars even millions to safely bring students back to campuses.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 11:44 AM

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Posted by kblocker
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Dec 30, 2020 at 12:41 pm

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And I am wondering why there were no savings of usual expenses reported for Portola Valley Schools.

Posted by awatkins
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Dec 30, 2020 at 6:23 pm

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Further to kblocker’s excellent question, I would like to know

a) why three full time subs are needed and independent of that

b) it costs $100k per person to add six people to the payroll for the fraction of a year left before everyone is vaccinated.

Oh, and c) why does the almanac reporter not ask any of these obvious questions?

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