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High school district kicks off the school year

Original post made on Aug 21, 2014

There've been some big changes over the summer for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District -- some more visible than others. Students may not notice it at first, but when they inevitably pull out their iPhone, they're going to see the district's improvements in action.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:14 AM

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Posted by Juicy Fruit
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:44 pm

"Field improvements, juiced-up internet await high school students"

Are they really providing juiced-up internet to high school students?
Web Link
"Juiced up" means drunk.

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Posted by Balance
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:47 pm

Just to clarify, although the article mentions Los Altos, both campuses will be getting about 1000 chrome books...not just Los Altos.

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Posted by Chester F?
a resident of Waverly Park
on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm


Go Spartans!

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Posted by Concerned Teacher
a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:55 pm

I am a teacher in the MVLA District and Barry Groves has damaged the fabric of what once made this District so great. Yes, teachers are well compensated, but that is in spite of the desires, wishes and actions of Dr. Groves. The climate at each school has deteriorated and staff members are demoralized by the many distracting, meaningless and unnecessary requests of the Superintendent. Barry is a politician who is looking for a stepping stone from which to leap. Despite the fact that teachers have helped kids have unprecedented levels of success as evidence by college entrance rates, AP scores, and graduation rates, Barry has made it clear that he does not trust teachers or his staff. In an effort to build a legacy of change at any cost, he is willing to dismantle those policies and practices that have for so long yielded the results that has made this District the envy of the education world. Every year a survey is conducted amoungst the teaching staff, and every year Barry's approval ratings rank in the low 30s. This is a reflection of the fear and negative culture that Barry has caused on both campuses in the district. Through his actions, Barry has demonstrated that he is not committed to doing what is best for kids and instead has proven to be more concerned about what yields him the next headline. Board of Education, please wake up; we need your help!

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