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'A first step:' Mountain View Los Altos school board approves $1.2M to bring student groups on campus

Original post made on Feb 9, 2021

The Mountain View Los Altos school board on Monday allocated $1.2 million to offer more in-person support to students, a plan that will go into effect after Santa Clara County moves into the red tier of coronavirus case rates.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 12:29 PM

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Feb 9, 2021 at 3:07 pm

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Wow. $1.2M for still "virtual" schooling. I suspect teachers will be sequestered in the lounge. If I were a parent, I'd probably be looking into charter, voucher, pods, or home schooling. Just about anything is going to be better than what taxes are already paying into the public school system.

Posted by Pensive Parent
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 12, 2021 at 3:37 pm

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This plan sounds so privileged. So they are hiring subs to stay in the class with kids while teachers teach from home? That doesn't make it any safer; it just pushes the risk to someone else. Why not do what Palo Alto is doing and just have the teachers actually teach from those rooms instead of a sub, even if it is remotely to those not in attendance? Is the classroom duty being pushed to subs b/c they don't have a union? That seems like a waste of money as now we are paying a teacher and an on-site supervisor.

Posted by Richard
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:51 am

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It's a good idea to reopen schools, as while the remote study students meet a lot of problems. Now we get too many home assignments, and it's hard to cope up with them. Recently I tried to order a paper from HandmadeWriting, but when I read their review Web Link I understood that the service is not reliable, the customers` feedback is not the best, so I need to look for another company for my home assignments.

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