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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Despite budget concerns, LASD teachers to get raises

School officials at the Los Altos School District have agreed to give 3 percent raises to teachers and other employees this...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by James Thurber, on Feb 8, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 7 comments | 1369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools may have to share campus

In the latest round of cuts to bring a bloated school construction budget back in line, Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @little bird little bird, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent has big plans to raise test scores

The Mountain View Whisman School District could be on the verge of sweeping changes after Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph vowed...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Christina Oran, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:09 am | 13 comments | 1656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD ditches plan for MV school site

The Los Altos School District has abandoned plans to build a new school at the site of a Mountain View office building in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Student Counts, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:17 am | 18 comments | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Still Stuck with the Jerk, on Jan 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm | 9 comments | 11735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman postpones parcel tax renewal

In a last-minute decision, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board agreed Thursday night to delay putting a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 26, 2016 at 9:50 am | 20 comments | 2647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District bond measure challenged

A politically active local man has gone to court to force the Mountain View Whisman School District to remove "misleading"...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 26, 2016 at 9:42 am | 26 comments | 3676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district to ask for $193 parcel tax

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2016/01/19/los-altos-district-to-ask-for-193-parcel-tax posted Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by @Ron Haley, on Jan 22, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by J, on Jan 22, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special ed resource fair on Friday

The Learning Challenges Resource Fair, an annual event with the goal of linking families with special education and mental...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 22, 2016 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 1164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board still split on parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is just weeks away from the deadline to put a parcel tax measure on the May mail-in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by No New Taxes, on Jan 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 25 comments | 2318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board critiqued in scathing district audit

Mountain View Whisman School District officials plan to take a long, hard look at their own performance, following the release...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by @ Otto Maddox, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:44 am | 41 comments | 4737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over 'hasty' Castro changes

Mountain View Whisman School District staff are looking to scrimp and save to avoid depleting the $198 million Measure G...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Follow the Money, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:45 am | 44 comments | 5851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: School district has road map; what's next?

The superintendent, high-level staff and elected board members of the Mountain View Whisman School District have some fairly...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 18, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

From seeds to student lunches

This fall, students can look forward to dining on homegrown carrots, eggplants and tomatillos during lunch. A new program...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jan 10, 2016 at 8:02 am | 1 comment | 3243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Trustees, lower the lance and face reality

An open letter from the ==I Voice== to Mountain View Whisman School District board trustees Greg Coladonato and Steve Nelson. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 10, 2016 at 4:56 am | 26 comments | 3059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students opt for continuation school

Alta Vista High School is getting smaller, as enrollment at the continuation high school shrinks. But officials at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 9, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 4 comments | 1640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New laws taking effect for California drivers in 2016

Several new driving laws will come into effect in the new year aimed at improving safety for child passengers, motorists,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 4, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 2910 Views
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 31 comments | 2,178 views

Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 654 views