Lisa Balfus

parent of Santa Monica school children

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Mother of a senior (son) at Santa Monica High School and a daughter in 8th grade at John Adams Middle School in Santa Monica

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The Santa Monica-Malibu School Board is meeting tonight for the fourth time on an issue that could divide the district in two.

Looking for Fairness in Public Schools

The Santa Monica-Malibu School Board is meeting tonight for the fourth time on an issue that could divide the district in two.

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