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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Less homework, less stress for MVLA students

Thousands of teens at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools say they have benefited from a new homework policy aimed at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Thad Smith, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 3562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get another big raise

Teachers in the Mountain View Whisman School District scored a hefty salary increase for the fourth year in a row Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 13 comments | 4430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District Attorney, Palo Alto Weekly to host juvenile justice town hall

The ==I Voice's== sister paper, the Palo Alto Weekly, is co-sponsoring a free discussion on how juvenile crimes are handled...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Sep 14, 2017 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force to overhaul MV Whisman's enrollment policies

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are launching a nine-month effort to untangle a complex web of enrollment...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 6, 2017 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 2572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hospital's goal should be transparency

When it comes to bringing the latest technology to its patients, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital is among the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2017
Last comment by True, on Sep 4, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: swift action needed for North Bayshore schools

Mountain View Whisman School District board members agreed last week that it's time to get serious about Mountain View's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by @ City Council, on Aug 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher brings Bubb community together

For more than a decade, Bubb Elementary School teacher David Franklin has fostered a teaching style that knows no bounds. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by public policy, on Aug 29, 2017 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital

Palo Alto's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital and Kaiser Permanente could partner to...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 27, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 7 comments | 5630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Space science soars at Mountain View High

After students cleared out of Mountain View High School for summer break, physics teacher Steve Widmark rolled up his sleeves...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mrs. Myjer, on Aug 20, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 3823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dust still settling as MV kids return to school

Dozens of kindergarteners from all over Mountain View filed into brand new portable classrooms at Stevenson Elementary on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Sue, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 4518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Early start aids school district hiring spree

Last year, some classrooms went without permanent teachers for more than a month after school started. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Schooled, on Aug 2, 2017 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 2352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free summer camp helps fight summer brain drain

Dozens of Mountain View kids left lazy summer days behind, instead taking part in a fast-paced free summer camp hosted by...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 6 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure GG

Shore up funding for local schools and help warm up frosty relations between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by good use of unfair tax, on Jul 31, 2017 at 7:46 am | 4 comments | 2985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Enrollment growth: Find best solution, not quickest

Enrollment growth is a long-term issue that warrants a lasting, thorough solution to benefit current and future generations...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jul 29, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no solid plan for school bond money

The final day of July will mark the 1,000th day since the Los Altos School District's $150 million Measure N bond squeaked...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jul 29, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 17 comments | 4455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One

Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by @ Gary, on Jul 25, 2017 at 11:35 am | 65 comments | 5216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get a summer lunch break

Children at Rengstorff Park took a break from some summer fun to grab a free lunch last Friday. The meals are handed out...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parcel Tax, on Jul 11, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Far fewer girls enrolled in advanced math

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are taking a closer look at what could be causing fewer girls to sign up...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 8, 2017 at 12:15 pm | 26 comments | 3166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More deficit spending for MV Whisman school district

In an effort to spend down bloated reserves and help the students who need it most, the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 7 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

School district officials are raising concerns that the explosive residential growth would require several new schools and...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:26 am | 38 comments | 8497 Views
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