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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big teacher pay increase

Teachers in the Mountain View Whisman School District can rejoice, after school board members unanimously approved a new...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Performance Based Metrics, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson school design overhauled again

The Mountain View Whisman School District spent months considering five options for building new facilities for Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:53 am | 21 comments | 2185 Views

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Two vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens help peers get their ACT together

Preparing for college admission tests like the SAT and ACT is tough and time-consuming, but it doesn't have to be expensive....

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Charlotte Park, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 196 Views

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Mountain View heads back to school

As if on cue at 7:45 a.m., Huff Elementary School went from a ghost town to a bustling center of activity Monday morning,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by yeah speeds bumps, on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 6 comments | 6429 Views

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County heroin overdoses on the rise

The number of people who end up in hospital emergency rooms from heroin overdoses has continued to rise as use of the potent...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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CSMA to host open house

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will host a free open house on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will be held at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeking spare rooms to house teachers

It's not easy being a public school teacher in the Bay Area. Teachers in local school districts have made it clear, in one...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2016 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 5435 Views

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LASD agrees to share parcel tax with charter school

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to put a $223-per-parcel tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Harm done, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1690 Views

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District wants charter school data if parcel tax to be shared

The Los Altos School District changed direction this month when board members agreed to share parcel tax revenue with Bullis...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nothing to hide Bullis?, on Aug 8, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 18 comments | 2542 Views

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New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Outside MV, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 269 Views

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District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by From Santa Clara, on Aug 6, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 5524 Views

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New principal tapped to lead Crittenden

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Angie Dillman, a former teacher and assistant middle school principal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not so, on Aug 2, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 3229 Views

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Youth Inpatient Mental Health Care Now Available in Santa Clara County

Inpatient psychiatric care for youth is now available in Santa Clara County for the first time in over twenty years. San...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jul 30, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 186 Views

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Two new board members for Bullis Charter School

This month, Bullis Charter School in Los Altos added Richard Ying and Ann Waterman Roy to its board of directors. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Marc Roddin, on Jul 26, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

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New tenants sought for Cubberley

With its long-term future still in flux, Cubberley Community Center is preparing to welcome new tenants onto its sprawling...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by OldSchool, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

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School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 4017 Views

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LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Current Update, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:03 am | 15 comments | 1954 Views

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School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 3468 Views

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LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by If only Nelson would go too, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 2512 Views
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