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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District offers to give Egan campus to Bullis Charter School

Leaders from Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District announced a deal Wednesday that gives Bullis most of...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by J, on Apr 29, 2019 at 9:46 am | 90 comments | 13499 Views

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Student jazz festival this Saturday

Jazz band students from Mountain View and Los Altos schools will perform together live at the annual Jazz Festival held at...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Liza , on Apr 26, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: April 19, 2019

Letters about the Bullis-Egan proposal, school district funding and Caltrain. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2019/04/19/letters-to-the-editor-april-19-201...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by 10th site purchase, on Apr 25, 2019 at 9:47 am | 13 comments | 3787 Views

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Guest opinion: Don't be fooled by Bullis Mountain View

In a guest opinion, Mistral Elementary parent leader Sara Kopit-Olson writes about Bullis Mountain View's decision not to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2019
Last comment by Politics, on Apr 23, 2019 at 8:27 am | 51 comments | 4694 Views

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Finding a home for youth mental health clinic

An ambitious plan to open a North County youth mental health center is proving to be a challenge, beset by delays and escalating...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 22, 2019 at 11:25 pm | 4 comments | 2386 Views

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Dodie Alexander, co-founder of CHAC, dies at 88

Dolores "Dodie" Alexander, the founder and longtime leader of the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Kal Sandhu , on Apr 17, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

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Los Altos parents rally against moving Egan for Bullis Charter School

A huge crowd of parents slammed a proposal to give the Egan Junior High School campus to Los Altos' growing charter school,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 14, 2019 at 3:01 pm | 23 comments | 5893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents rally against moving Egan to Mountain View

A huge crowd of parents slammed a proposal to give the Egan Junior High School campus to Los Altos' growing charter school,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Charlotte Murphy, on Apr 12, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 1434 Views

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With kids falling behind, school district to revamp Dual Immersion program

Despite Mistral Elementary's promise of dual literacy, some of its most vulnerable students are struggling to learn English...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by EponymousCA, on Apr 10, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 6147 Views

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East Bay superintendent tapped to lead high school district

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members unanimously agreed to hire Nellie Meyer, a long-time California...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by No Wooing Needed, on Apr 9, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 4863 Views

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Grand jury adds money-laundering charge for four local parents in college admissions scandal

Federal authorities on Tuesday let the other shoe drop on parents involved in the college admissions scandal, adding fraud...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by parent, on Apr 9, 2019 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2513 Views

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Menlo Park father intends to plead guilty to an unspecified charge in college admissions scam

Peter Jan "P.J." Sartorio, 53, intends to plead guilty to an as-yet unspecified charge in the $25 million college admissions...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Berkeley parent, on Apr 8, 2019 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 2976 Views

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California schools struggle to meet homeless students' needs

More than 200,000 students in California have experienced homelessness over the past year, but the state's public school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 2604 Views

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Bullis Charter dominated headlines in 2018

In what is turning into the new normal, 2018 was a tumultuous year for Mountain View's local schools, with big developments...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bullis Admissions Scandal, on Apr 3, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 24 comments | 6149 Views

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Co-op preschool celebrates 50 years in Mountain View

Teachers, parents and alumni of the Mountain View Parent Nursery School are planning to commemorate the school's 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Love MVPNS, on Apr 1, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 4791 Views

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Bullis scraps plans to open new Mountain View charter school this fall

Bullis Mountain View officials announced Thursday, March 21, that they will not open a new charter school in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by Not surprised, on Mar 31, 2019 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 896 Views

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Deal moves teacher housing project closer to reality

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step closer to launching its very own workforce housing, signing off on...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Mar 28, 2019 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 4155 Views

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Bullis MV to accept old Stevenson site

Battles over facilities may be commonplace between school districts and charter schools across California, but the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982June, on Mar 19, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 23 comments | 6356 Views

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Pressure over college admissions 'out of control'

A multimillion-dollar college admissions bribery scandal that involved both local parents and hundreds of thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by mom, on Mar 18, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 3101 Views

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School district committee will judge enrollment exemptions

Mountain View Whisman School District families unhappy with their child's assigned school can take it up with the district...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Yep on Bubb, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 5223 Views
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