Morgan Hill

Will Children Lose in Morgan Hill Charter School Battle?

County education trustee Joe Di Salvo wants to see public school districts cooperate with charter schools, such as Rocketship.

It’s sad to see some of the data on how poor and minority children perform in school in San Jose and the greater Silicon Valley, says Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee Joseph DiSalvo. The results of longitudinal student test data have long indicated a sizeable achievement gap—a gap that threatens our region’s long-term economic viability. We can and must do better, especially in a district like Morgan Hill Unified.

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Local Agencies to Launch New Habitat Conservation Plan

This map shows the coverage area for the new Habitat Conservation Plan, which will be officially launched on Wednesday.

Agencies in Santa Clara Valley have finalized a sweeping conservation plan that will set out guidelines for development in exchange for preserving South Bay creeks, trails and open space. State, county and local agency leaders will meet Thursday morning at the Anderson Dam in Morgan Hill for a signing ceremony to launch the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Conservation Plan.

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