Garcia emphasizes focus on learning to parents

Tuesday, September 11, 2001 at 12:00am

Director of Schools Pedro Garcia conducted a question-and-answer forum with the Hillsboro Cluster Parent Group at Eakin Elementary Monday.

The parent group gathered a list of questions throughout the week to present to Garcia and audience members were given index cards upon entering for additional questions. The topics ranged from cluster arrangements, to the current curriculum, to asking Garcia for an explanation on the new focus lessons.

The audience broke into applause when Garcia talked about a greater focus on learning and decreasing distractions. For instance, Garcia wants to make sure field trips are truly educational and not recreational. Garcia also said the beginning of school will be more organized next year. He said that

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