The “land-swap” package deal came before the Alameda City Council on Tuesday after the Alameda Sun went to press. The Sun offers this synopsis of the package that, as of this writing, pundits were predicting that the council would have already passed.
At last Tuesday’s meeting, the City Council in its role as the successor agency to the city’s Community Improvement Commission (CIC) considered a funding request from the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD). The Council’s role here is perfunctory, as the funds for
Beginning this fall, students at Alameda High School, Encinal High School, and ASTI will be able to take an Introduction to Ethnic Studies class designed to help them learn to think critically about issues of ethnicity, identity, service and social justice through a lens of history and sociology.