What if parents had to buy textbooks?
Last updated 3/27/2008 at Noon
This is the third in a series of features about Fallbrook public school education.
A harried mom stands in the school office.
“I just moved to Fallbrook from Colorado and need a list of books and supplies for my fourth-grader,” she says. “Can you tell me where to buy them?”
This is not an unusual request from parents in Colorado and eight other states, so imagine the happy look on her face when she learns that California guarantees its kindergarten-through-12th-grade public school students a free education.
Even as district administrators eye their 2008-2009 budgets looking for...