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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most MVLA trustees cost more than $20,000 a year

From the Bay Area News Group public salary database for 2013 http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2013 $27,218...

Original post made by Data driven on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by MVHS Parent, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 63 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure N

The Voice editorial board recommends a yes vote on Measure N, the Los Altos School District bond measure. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Wait, on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay impasse triggers district budget meeting

Amid heated discussions over teacher compensation, the Mountain View Whisman School District will host a special meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 18, 2014 at 9:34 am | 33 comments | 2834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool racks up funds for new site

The Mountain View Parent Nursery School has raised big bucks in an effort to move to a new location next year, coming up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Personal Endorsement from a LASD Board Member

Endorsements 2014 http://lasdobserver.blogspot.com/2014/10/endorsements-2014.html It's election time, and like most folks...

Original post made by Thank You Doug on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure N

Enrollment in the Los Altos School District has burgeoned in recent years, and continues to grow. At 5,380 students, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 11, 2014 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers reach tentative agreement on salaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District and the teachers union reached an agreement yesterday, following a two-weeks impasse...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by SolaceM, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spartans Sports Camp is proud to announce our first annual Touch Rugby Mini-Camp

Spartans Sports Camp is proud to announce our first annual Touch Rugby Mini-Camp which will be held November 8-9 from 9 am...

Original post made by Paul Lynch on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 72 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parenting with Heart: Classes for Toddlers & their Caregivers

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our popular 8-week parenting classes. Our...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 87 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Impasse in teacher salary talks

Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sundar Subbarayan, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:10 am | 119 comments | 8438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Logic, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 44 comments | 4411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please join us for a Magic Forest Journey at WSP on 10/25

Mountain View campus 180 N. Rengstorff Ave. Have you ever watched a fairy tale come to life Scarecrows dancing in the...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

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A reader's endorsement of Ivanovich, Logan, and Peruri for LASD Board

https://docs.google.com/a/huttlingeralliance.org/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=aHV0dGxpbmdlcmFsbGlhbmNlLm9yZ3x0YWtlLXR3b3xneDo3YjQ4MDA0NjAyODEwMDUz Los...

Original post made by LASD Voter on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Inside Out, on Oct 5, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by hair splitting, on Oct 3, 2014 at 9:55 am | 47 comments | 3825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by We all know why that is, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Con: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

Vote against a school bond? How can anyone argue that? It would truly take a most unusual circumstance to motivate such a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Local resident, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:43 am | 6 comments | 536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special School Board Meeting on Teacher Negotiations

Community, in case you are interested in the topic, and haven't heard, a Special Meeting of the local elementary school...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 92 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Springer families save energy to fund school

Why have a bake sale when you can turn off the lights and adjust the thermostat? A Bay Area tech company has partnered up...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Levene, on Sep 24, 2014 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant

Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Sep 23, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 1187 Views
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