Megan Cope Elementary facing public scrutiny

Photo courtesy of San Jacinto Unified School DistrictA Megan Cope Elementary School classroom during Read Across America. ■ By Kyle Selby Reporter Parents were fuming Tuesday night during the San Jacinto City Council meeting, and they each had bones to pick with the administration at Megan Cope Elementary School. Megan Cope, an elementary school within San Jacinto Unified School District (SJUSD), highly regarded for its dual language immersion program (classrooms consisting of half English speakers and half Spanish speakers), recently came under fire when the district allegedly placed two of its esteemed teachers on administrative leave. “The children were erroneously told that [the teachers] were on vacation,” said Julia Madden, whose

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