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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to deny or delay new charter school

Anxiety and fears dominated the Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting Thursday night, as a sharply divided...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Comment, on Dec 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 64 comments | 8919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 8818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate's settlement agreement with district bans him from campuses

Manny Velasco, a school board candidate and former employee of the Mountain View Whisman district, signed a settlement agreement...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2020 at 6:18 pm | 62 comments | 12294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 9680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 8519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD demands Santa Clara County act to reverse alleged charter school discrimination

The Los Altos School District is backing up allegations that Bullis Charter School has a long history of deterring low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 20, 2019 at 6:57 pm | 61 comments | 6217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis seeks to open school for low-income kids

One of the highest-performing charter schools in the state has quietly staked out plans to create a second school in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Logan, on Mar 14, 2018 at 5:06 am | 61 comments | 4391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest of Castro Street development

On Monday at 6:30 p.m. a group of residents is set to assemble to speak their minds about a redevelopment proposed for Castro...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Life Beyond Cars, on Jul 28, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 59 comments | 258182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads in the <I>Voice</I></B> and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 59 comments | 8718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 12345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 9920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 28, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 57 comments | 12408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 11959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 12493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis heads back to court

After a brief respite, the battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District is returning to court. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by no dog in this fight, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 56 comments | 5713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the <I>Voice's</I></B> issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by ONGOING LASD SUPPORTER, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 54 comments | 7255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike accidents spike by 480 percent

Bike and pedestrian accidents soared in the city of Mountain View this summer including several injury accidents reported...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Bike Messenger, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:47 pm | 54 comments | 5063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: The risk of returning to the classroom in the fall

In a guest opinion, Mountain View High School social studies teacher Sophia Caramagno writes about her concern with potentially...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by LATEACH, on Jul 6, 2020 at 7:11 pm | 54 comments | 20756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by City Sports memebr, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:18 am | 54 comments | 29196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Thank Parents, on Mar 8, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 54 comments | 14552 Views
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