Negotiation hangs up on question of openness

The face-to-face talks just launching between Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School reps may have stalled this week over a problem of transparency.

LASD trustee Doug Smith reported at Monday night's board meeting (Feb. 6) that he and charter school leaders disagree about making the meetings strictly hush-hush.

As an elected official, Smith said he wasn't comfortable participating in entirely unreported talks.

More to come on this story – for in-depth coverage of charter school and school district negotiations, check our print edition next week.

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