Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors | May 25, 2007 | Mountain View Voice | Mountain View Online |


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Mountain View Voice

News - May 25, 2007

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon that worries officials of the Mountain View Whisman school district. To combat the growing problem, a team of special counselors has been hired to intervene with students and help them steer clear of gang activity.

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Comments

Posted by John, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm

This is a great article and I hope that this work continues in our city. This is a community problem and I hope these jobs are not cut. These positions are just as important as having a principle in school.