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Beverly Hills School Board Abandons Plan For Dedicated Middle School, For Now

Posted Thursday, February 1, 2018 – 6:45 PM

By Laura Coleman

Despite overwhelming support by Superintendent Michael Bregy and the 21-member Future Focused Schools Team (FFST) that Beverly Hills Unified School District should create a dedicated middle school for its students, board members at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting made it clear that creating a dedicated middle school in the district was not on the table, at least not in the short term.

“I do not support a dedicated middle school,” stated Board President Lisa Korbatov, the only elected school official to unequivocably declare that she didn’t want to follow any part of the recommendations made by Bregy or the FFST. “I am not going to close a school.”

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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