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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Desk spacing arguments rage as big school districts plan April reopening

While most of California's largest school districts plan on having in-person instruction in April, there's still widespread...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former longtime principal to temporarily lead Graham Middle School

Graham Middle School Principal Lauren Petrea is resigning effective April 1 and will be replaced by the school’s former...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by gcoladon, on Mar 23, 2021 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 4653 Views

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Are the kids alright? Teens speak out about the emotional toll of a year in isolation

Normally motivated students have become withdrawn, and parents and health experts have been increasingly concerned about...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2021
Last comment by R. Singh, on Mar 15, 2021 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 4374 Views

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New bill would give former California foster youth $1,000 universal basic income

A new California bill is proposing that young adults aging out of the foster youth system receive $1,000 no-strings-attached...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by robstar, on Mar 10, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 6082 Views

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Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to offer limited in-person instruction starting mid-April

Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District board leaders unveiled a hybrid schedule combining in-person and distance...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Santa Rita Mom, on Mar 10, 2021 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 4257 Views

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Mountain View-Los Altos schools to reopen for hybrid learning in April

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District will allow students to return to campuses for social emotional activities...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Gerard Shonk, on Mar 8, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 5170 Views

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Newsom signs $6.6 billion school reopening legislative package

Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislative leaders celebrated the signing Friday of a $6.6 billion legislative package intended...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by Tina, on Mar 8, 2021 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2161 Views

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State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions

High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 6, 2021 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views

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Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis, defending sons against blackface allegations

The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by LongTime-MV, on Mar 4, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 9 comments | 13374 Views

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Santa Clara County launches new site to vaccinate educators against COVID-19

Santa Clara County has opened a new site aimed at vaccinating education workers, officials announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2021 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 5347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor, state Legislature reach $2B deal for schools to reopen by March 31

California lawmakers are expected to pass a new bill Thursday that would push -- though not require -- school districts across...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 2, 2021 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2187 Views

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Atherton couple donates $80M to Stanford children's hospital, medical school

An Atherton couple has given $80 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 24, 2021 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2413 Views

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

The Mountain View Los Altos school board on Monday allocated $1.2 million to offer more in-person support to students, a...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2021
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:51 am | 3 comments | 7004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing plan gains momentum as Palo Alto City Council voices support

A proposal to build 110 apartments for teachers and school district staff near California Avenue gained momentum last week....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 18, 2021 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 3121 Views

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People ages 16-64 with developmental disabilities, high-risk conditions eligible for COVID-19 vaccines next month

Starting March 15, anyone ages 16-64 with a developmental disability, cancer or other conditions that would put them at risk...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 16, 2021 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 7700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher vaccines in California determined by location, luck

Vaccinating teachers has become a central sticking point in talks between districts and unions for returning students in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by 3rdMAW, on Feb 12, 2021 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 4360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties now allowed to reopen still-closed K-6 schools

Four Bay Area counties can now resume in-person classes at all public K-6 schools after their rate of new coronavirus cases...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by ML Kyle, on Feb 10, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 9195 Views

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Mountain View-Los Altos district looks to expand in-person support for students

The Mountain View-Los Altos school board directed staff last week to plan to bring more students back to campuses when Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 4, 2021 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 6797 Views

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How Mountain View and Los Altos schools are approaching reopening

Two distinct approaches to reopening schools are playing out in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by AmyGregory, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:14 am | 7 comments | 8277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman district remains cautious about reopening schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District, hamstrung by state guidelines that restrict schools from reopening until the countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 5169 Views
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