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Reinstate the recovery order and local control

By Tom Yahraes

Dear Governor Brown and Deputy Superintendent Colt Gill,

I am submitting my objection to the July 29, 2021 announcement of the reversal of the June 25, 2021 Recovery Order. 

I have been Sweet Home’s school superintendent for five years, supporting and representing 2,300 students, their families, and staff at four elementary schools, a junior high and high school. 

As a community, we have achieved great things, including raising achievement scores and graduation rates. The parents and the community supported us by passing a bond to renovate and update our schools.

We came...