Beyond the district

How the senior privilege policy affects those who utilize it

His home was falling apart.

Senior Nate Reyes was living in a small apartment in a Cupertino suburb — according to him, his family was paying a large amount of money to live in a place with several functionality issues, including a faulty water system.

Reyes decided to make use of the senior privilege policy to give his family more financial freedom. This policy allows him to finish his final year at MVHS while residing outside of the dictrict boundaries in south San Jose.

“[It was] a lot of stress off my shoulders because I know I’ll be able to stay at the school I was at and keep the same friends,” Reyes said.

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