Emeryville’s School District Ends State Control With $1.3M Loan Payoff | CBS S.F.

Published On September 16, 2011 | By Rob Arias | Commentary, News & Commentary

Emeryville’s school district has ended 10 years of state control by paying off the final installment of a $1.3 million loan it had to take out because of the large debt it had accumulated under its previous leadership. In handing over a check for $864,000 to California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson at a ceremony at the Emery Secondary School, Emery Unified School District Superintendent Debbra Lindo said, “This is a pivotal moment and an opportunity to usher in a new day of learning” under local leadership … | CBS San Francisco »

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is a third generation Californian and East Bay native who lived in Emeryville from 2003 to 2021. Rob founded The E'ville Eye in 2011 after being robbed at gunpoint and lamenting the lack of local news coverage. Rob's "day job" is as a creative professional.

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