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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent suspicious of NCLB waiver

Although he has repeatedly criticized the No Child Left Behind act for being too restrictive, Craig Goldman, superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 5825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman teachers get small raise

After two short days of negotiations, teachers and administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reached...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school boundaries in store for MV Whisman?

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are considering changing the attendance boundaries of three local elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Castro community, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 31 comments | 3703 Views

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LASD to appeal in Bullis legal fight

There's no end in sight to the legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School. At the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by haroldbarton@hotmail.com, on Nov 30, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 3144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers quick to accept new package

With both sides obviously aware that money is extremely tight this year, teachers and the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observrer, on Nov 20, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1940 Views

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MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 7485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by John Doe, on Nov 24, 2011 at 3:00 am | 1 comment | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district continues to battle Bullis

The years-long legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School is not over yet, and the litigation...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jewish Mom, on Dec 27, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 112 comments | 4788 Views

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Google bridges will do no harm

We were happy to see the City Council's change of heart concerning Google's plan to build up to three small bridges across...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by MV resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school squabble misguided

It is time for the Los Altos School District (LASD) to turn down the rhetoric and accept that it can no longer refuse to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 12403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district board approves boundary changes

On Dec. 8, the district's board of trustees unanimously approved the new boundaries, which will shift future students among...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 3260 Views

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Kids get hands-on with nature

Fifth-graders from Huff Elementary and a handful from a Crittenden Middle School combination class spent a recent week at...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 14, 2011 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 4312 Views

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Google gives to local schools in 2011

Christmas came early and frequently this year for local schools, as Mountain View-based Google played Santa Claus -- donating...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 3179 Views

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Deer Hollow needs volunteers

Deer Hollow Farm is looking for volunteers to teach students visiting the 150-year-old farm. Deer Hollow hosts more than...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2218 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. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 2678 Views

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Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supreme court will not hear LASD, Bullis case

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by mom of three, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 22 comments | 3181 Views
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