Melissa Riley’s bilingual accreditation helps her serves West Marin-Inverness School’s 50 percent Latino student body. David Briggs

The Shoreline Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 3-2 not to provide funds for a first-grade teacher at Inverness School who lost the position to budget cuts. Melissa Riley, a bilingual teacher partially responsible for boosting test scores of the 50 percent Latino student population, needed four votes to secure the job. As a part-time . . .

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