Interview with Chino Valley USD Trustee Andrew Cruz

Quotes drawn from Charter Local Edition Interview

Moderator: School bonds have passed throughout CA recently

“we do know that throughout the region over school bonds on the ballot in many communities almost all of them won’t up a sale we know that state why there was measure 51 which is this is a white school bond nine billion dollars seven million for k-12 that passed”

Moderator: Measure G school bond measure is fortuitous for Chino Valley b/c of tie in with Prop 51

“I gotta say I mean I don’t know if you realize this when you put measure G on the battle but your timing was great because with the simultaneous passage of Prop 51 even though you’re there I mean they’re other school districts that are now scrambling because they don’t have a bond 51 did pass and they want to access those funds but they can’t access those funds until they have a vacuum for exactly so you know Chino Valley got very lucky”

Moderator: laying out the arguments against charter schools

“but is there a concern at that charter school or the proposed Sycamore Prep Academy that for example underserved students won’t be able to access the charter or teachers are not unionized so they don’t get benefits like they would if they were to standard public school or charters siphoning away resources from public schools”

Charters do bring different types of innovative ideas

“they do bring different types of innovative ideas when it comes to teaching our children indeed and and one day part is they bring values back to the school so so well moral values whatever it may be whatever may be so in some instances is good to have a diversity of home learning outcome teaching method”