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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State officials skeptical of low homeless student numbers

California is currently facing the worst homelessness crisis in recent memory, yet hundreds of the state's school districts...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2019
Last comment by Nora S., 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 855 Views

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School board approves cuts despite concerns from parents, staff

In a reluctant but unanimous vote, Mountain View Whisman school board members last week approved a long list of cuts to bring...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by mv renter, 22 hours ago | 31 comments | 2749 Views

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Civil rights leader sets sights on childhood education

Dolores Huerta had a whole lot of advice for young Mountain View Whisman students looking to make a difference in the world. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Elephant in the room, on Feb 12, 2019 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1951 Views

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New coding curriculum ahead for MV Whisman schools

Fueled by a $100,000 grant from Google to introduce computer science into local classrooms, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by John Panzer, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1780 Views

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Bullis raises red flags over plan for three-way charter school split

Bullis Charter School's board of directors raised a lot of concerns Monday night over the Los Altos School District's plan...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982June, on Feb 9, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 37 comments | 3701 Views

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Big cuts coming for Mountain View schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to cut positions and drop programs as a means to scale back the size...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Feb 3, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 26 comments | 8261 Views

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School board agrees to put Bullis at Stevenson campus

Calling it the best option in a bad situation, Mountain View Whisman school board members voted 4-1 Thursday night to put...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by @ ST Parent, on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:20 am | 62 comments | 6503 Views

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Mountain View man sentenced to 15 years on child porn charges

A Mountain View man was sentenced last week to more than 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to producing and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2609 Views

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Preschool poised for major statewide expansion

Just three days after taking the oath of office, California's new governor laid out an ambitious plan to create statewide,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 29, 2019 at 1:42 am | 5 comments | 4285 Views

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Preschool poised for major statewide expansion

Just three days after taking the oath of office, California's new governor laid out an ambitious plan to create statewide,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jan 25, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 415 Views

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Bullis may be spread across three LASD campuses

In just a few short weeks, the Los Altos School District will need to figure where to put 200 students already enrolled in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:14 pm | 40 comments | 5343 Views

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Parents rally against plans for Mountain View charter school

An open letter signed by a broad coalition of Mountain View Whisman School District parents is calling on Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by ST parent, on Jan 12, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 901 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 Teacher, on Jan 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm | 20 comments | 4232 Views

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Editorial: Bullis should hit pause on Mountain View plan

While Bullis Charter School has the ability to charge ahead and expand into Mountain View under state law that favors charter...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by Bloviate, on Jan 10, 2019 at 7:01 pm | 73 comments | 6690 Views

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Satisfying sushi

At Octopus Japanese Restaurant in Menlo Park, the sushi rolls are more traditional, assembled with care and very generous...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1066 Views

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Mountain View Whisman board approves new charter school

Mountain View Whisman School District board members voted 4-1 Thursday night to approve a new charter school -- Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Dec 26, 2018 at 1:49 am | 96 comments | 7136 Views

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Bullis Mountain View means more options for kids

The future of learning is in flux. Read the full story here https://mv-voice.com/print/story/2018/12/14/bullis-mountain-view-means-more-options-for-kids?fbclid=IwAR28J5Xi8aaXeeX5...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2018
Last comment by @ look, on Dec 24, 2018 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 689 Views

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Landels Elementary School to get inclusive playground

Landels Elementary School in Mountain View is one of several local schools that received funding this week from Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Me, on Dec 20, 2018 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 3573 Views

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Guest opinion: Bullis Mountain View means more options for kids

In an op-ed, parent Heather Schoell explains why she's a proponent of Bullis Charter School's proposal to open a campus in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Arrogant much?, on Dec 19, 2018 at 1:21 pm | 15 comments | 3668 Views

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Bullis Mountain View is a Wonderful Opportunity For Us

Neither of my kids are cookie cutter kids. They’re both what you’d consider “Twice exceptional” (meaning someone...

Original post made by Stacy Dow on Dec. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 315 Views
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