After a brief overview of how the school district reached this point in being eligible to receive the grant, of which the district can ask for $2 million a year for three years, Ontario School Board member Nancy Alvarado emphasized how important it is for everybody to be included in the process of turning the high school around.
"I almost feel like we're starting a crusade of how we can all work together," she
That was a top concern of Alvarado
, who incorporated that language in her
motion, and it was shared by other School Board members.
, who had previously thought the turnaround model, which would have required that only 50 percent of the staff be rehired, might be a better path to follow for the school district, said she
mind after reading more information since last week's board meeting.
What really swayed her
said, was the information that indicated greater, lasting success is achieved when the most amount of "buy-in" is reached by the different people involved.