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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New special ed PTA helps parents, teachers

It isn't easy raising a child with a learning disability. Nor is it a simple task to teach one. Mountain View resident Christine...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 3483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers At-risk kids learn how to get into higher education

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redevelopment districts in limbo

Although there is no certainty that Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to wipe out redevelopment agencies in the state will happen anytime...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 3, 2011 at 1:09 am | 2 comments | 2020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids make the darnedest movies

Students at Graham and Crittenden middle schools, along with a class of second-graders from Landels Elementary School, are...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 3339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School nurses race to keep up

With only three nurses to watch over nine schools, and with a growing number of children with medical issues that require...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Apr 21, 2011 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos schools need Measure E

As the state comes closer to a financial meltdown, local school districts are struggling to insulate themselves from a worst-case...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by David, on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax ekes out a win

By a slender margin, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, eked out a victory. Needing a two-thirds...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 21, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman's first year

Nearly a year after taking the helm of the Mountain View Whisman School District, Craig Goldman feels he has done a good...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District pays ex-teacher $225K settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned from her position at the beginning of the 2009 school year was paid $225,000...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Moved Away, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County renews Bullis charter amid criticism

Bullis Charter School boasts higher test scores than any other charter school in California, its waiting list is lengthy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten'

Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Headache, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2055 Views

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Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Where does all the money go?, on Jan 14, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen starts stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic Achievement

<B>AJ Tutoring, LLC Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7098 posted Friday, August 5, 2011,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creativity thriving at Crittenden

On Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, Crittenden Middle School will stage "Willy Wonka," a musical adaptation of the famous...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Liz Mabey, on Mar 25, 2012 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2485 Views

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Don't text and drive, teens urge

A group of students at Mountain View High School have launched a campaign aimed at getting their peers to put away their...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2320 Views
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