Letter to the editor | September 13, 2019 | Mountain View Voice | Mountain View Online |

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Opinion - September 13, 2019

Letter to the editor

MVWSD teacher lawsuit

I agree that the recent lawsuit against Mountain View Whisman School District ("Teacher claims school district failed to prevent rape, assaults," Sept. 6) is a sign that the district needs to change the method and reach of their training if faculty saw things and did not report them — all the more so with the new SB 1343 law in place for 2020. Yet the reporting on the principals was completely one-sided. By law, principals cannot speak about their employees, but the paper openly covers one person's perspective of these principals.

I have met many teachers and parents who have appreciated the work of these two principals. Who would want to work for a district and community that will so readily destroy the reputation of any educator? At the very least, the paper should have waited for court documents to present both sides.

Christopher Chiang

Former MVWSD trustee

Space Park Way

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