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ELECTIONS

Clark seeks to be council's consensus-builder

Chris Clark, 32, is coming to the end of his first term on the City Council and has announced his bid for re-election, saying...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by looking for a better candidate, on Apr 22, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 1929 Views

ELECTIONS

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

As the old saw goes, all politics is local – and that's true even when it comes to this week's Democratic National Convention...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ken Kacey Carpenter, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 1134 Views

ELECTIONS

Letter to the editor

<B>What's really behind rent measure? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/08/19/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 21, 2016 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 427 Views

ELECTIONS

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by No decision at all, on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 8 comments | 1495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences between local high schools

Can someone please explain the differences between Mountain View and Los Altos High Schools? Can Los Altos students decide...

Original post made by Los Altos Mom on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 5339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax present: $166,000

Mountain View Whisman school officials searching for ways to compensate for expected cuts in state funding will get some...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 3958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A window on gang life

The <I>Voice</I></B> received an unexpected visit last week from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 11, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 4972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math scores up, English a struggle

Local students increased their standardized test scores for the 2007-08 school year, according to results released last week,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Big Gov, on Aug 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 3652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis controversy begins new chapter

The saga continues over Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, after the school's board of directors petitioned to add seventh...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by County board watcher, on Dec 15, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 3205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to send out 45 pink slips

Forty-five employees in the Los Altos School District will be let go this spring as the district tries to deal with over...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Barack, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens picket district over preschool eviction

Nearly a hundred protestors converged on the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District on Thursday, waving signs and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by hm, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 3226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff teacher is out for the year

A fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School teacher who some accused of having an "abusive" teaching style will not...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 9, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 3519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fighting for the American dream

A senior at UC Santa Cruz majoring in earth sciences, Adriana expresses her passion for geology both through her enthusiastic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Child criminals - NOT!, on May 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 3155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 2785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home school program back on the table

A modified version of Mountain View Whisman's home schooling program may be here to stay &#8212; or at least back for the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another ISP parent, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 3458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in indecent exposure case

Police announced today that they have arrested the "noon duty aide" who allegedly exposed himself to an eighth grade girl...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 7 comments | 2485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools could add a story under new proposals

Mountain View Whisman schools could grow vertically to accommodate increasing enrollment, if initial designs presented to...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by MW, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 7 comments | 2035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Schools should get a bigger slice of 'Shoreline Community' funds

Back in 1969, when the state Legislature created a special tax district in Mountain View called the "Regional Shoreline Park...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to make adjustments to Proposition 13

Research by a Menlo Park woman with a school-aged child, described in a story in last week's <I>Voice</I></B>, shows in great...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bigger Picture, on Apr 4, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMING UP: Kickoff for Measure A campaign

The group running the effort to pass Measure A, a bond measure on the June ballot that would fund new classrooms for the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by John Doe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 2331 Views
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