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SMMUSD Tells Panel Separation Petition Would Cause 'Irreparable Harm' to Kids

District officials also invite Malibu leaders to return to negotiating table.


April 29, 2021

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer

Representatives from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and the local community argued at Saturday’s hearing on the City of Malibu’s separation petition that splitting the district would create “irreparable harm to both Santa Monica and Malibu, specifically in the areas of diversity, equity, educational programs and finances.”

Speaking at Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization (LACOE) meeting, SMMUSD officials also invited representatives from the City of Malibu to return to the negotiating table.

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Reader Comments(1)

10075 writes:

No wonder Malibu doesn't want to be connected to the Santa Monica district. We have THOUSANDS of illegal residents in Santa Monica. They don't speak English, they skip school and cause the district more trouble than Soth Central's district. I don't blame Malibu one bit. Santa Monica is turning into Venice and downtown. In 3 years it will look like downtown. Mexican gang crime has permeated the SM Pier. Read the Observer April-19-25


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