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May 11, 1995 | JON NALICK
The governing board of the Santa Ana Unified School District has rejected a staff proposal to seek a controversial $113,000 federal grant. "If the Feds want to give us money, great. Let us do what we want with it," Trustee Tom Chaffee said. "My problem is that strings are attached." The one-year grant, titled GOALS 2000, is intended to improve student achievement at several local campuses.
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May 26, 1995 | JEFF KASS
Despite strong opposition from two members, school district trustees have decided to apply for more than $6.5 million in federal grants to pay for bilingual education programs. School board member Tom Chaffee, who opposed the application, likened receiving federal money, with all the strings attached, to being "handcuffed by the feds."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 26, 1995 | JEFF KASS
Despite strong opposition from two members, school district trustees have decided to apply for more than $6.5 million in federal grants to pay for bilingual education programs. School board member Tom Chaffee, who opposed the application, likened receiving federal money, with all the strings attached, to being "handcuffed by the feds."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1995 | JON NALICK
The governing board of the Santa Ana Unified School District has rejected a staff proposal to seek a controversial $113,000 federal grant. "If the Feds want to give us money, great. Let us do what we want with it," Trustee Tom Chaffee said. "My problem is that strings are attached." The one-year grant, titled GOALS 2000, is intended to improve student achievement at several local campuses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1994 | JON NALICK
The Santa Ana Unified School District has averted the potential loss of $12.4 million in federal funds by complying with a demand that it turn over to the government about 1,000 student surveys commissioned as part of a national dropout prevention program. At the heart of the dispute is the question of whether the school district should have sought permission from parents before surveying students on issues that could be considered personal--such as whether their family receives welfare.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1995 | JON NALICK
The governing board of the Santa Ana Unified School District has narrowly voted to seek $985,000 from the federal government to continue its Head Start preschool program for the 1995-96 school year. The Board of Education voted 3 to 2 last week to request funding to continue the program, with Trustees Audrey Yamagata-Noji, Robert W. Balen and Sal Mendoza supporting the plan and Trustees Rosemarie Avila and Tom Chaffee opposing it. "Without a doubt, this program is beneficial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1995 | JON NALICK
The governing board of the Santa Ana Unified School District has narrowly voted to seek $985,000 from the federal government to continue its Head Start preschool program for the 1995-96 school year. The Board of Education voted 3 to 2 last week to request funding to continue the program, with Trustees Audrey Yamagata-Noji, Robert W. Balen and Sal Mendoza supporting the plan and Trustees Rosemarie Avila and Tom Chaffee opposing it. "Without a doubt, this program is beneficial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 1994 | JON NALICK
The Santa Ana Unified School District has averted the potential loss of $12.4 million in federal funds by complying with a demand that it turn over to the government about 1,000 student surveys commissioned as part of a national dropout prevention program. At the heart of the dispute is the question of whether the school district should have sought permission from parents before surveying students on issues that could be considered personal--such as whether their family receives welfare.
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