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Why we published the teacher story

Last week's front page story titled "Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher" generated many dozens of passionate e-mails...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mr. J, on Apr 14, 2009 at 9:34 am | 19 comments | 5580 Views


Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 5547 Views


Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 19 comments | 6549 Views


Foundation gears up for Monte Carlo Night

Organizers from the Mountain View Educational Foundation have high hopes for this year's Monte Carlo Night fundraiser, with...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 6858 Views


Teacher says faculty is overworked

Increased class sizes, a longer school day, stacks of new paperwork and more special needs children -- accompanied by fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by "edukator", on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 19 comments | 7590 Views


Judge: Bullis must reveal info on donors, enrollment

A judge has ruled that Bullis Charter School must provide records on its enrollment and fundraising practices, despite arguments...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lynn Kopf Reed, on Jan 22, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 19 comments | 5332 Views


Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 19 comments | 10277 Views


District taps into Shoreline funds for new buildings

New building designs could mean a change of pace for Mountain View students starting next year. The Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 9738 Views


Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last night marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary School campus. After...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 11, 2015 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 6443 Views


Schools hatch plan to narrow stubborn achievement gap

In an effort to raise test scores among Mountain View's low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ken M., on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 8249 Views


Khan Academy's experimental school is thriving

Earlier this year, 12-year-old Ana Zeiger did what many middle school-aged students fantasize about: she stopped attending...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 11, 2016 at 11:01 am | 19 comments | 17035 Views


Council: North Bayshore development must support schools

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that development plans need to include a clear strategy for housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by essay typer, on Nov 13, 2017 at 12:14 am | 19 comments | 6519 Views


LASD limits input on new campus

The Los Altos School District is drafting a team of district residents and community members to weigh in on whether a new...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 2, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 19 comments | 5498 Views


Parents rally to save home schooling program

Parents with children in a local home schooling program are urging the Mountain View Whisman School District to reverse course...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Still Waiting!, on Apr 30, 2018 at 5:28 pm | 19 comments | 8326 Views


Teacher shortage looms amid countywide hiring spree

For teachers seeking a job in Santa Clara County this year, it's a buyer's market. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by @Tenured Teacher, on Apr 16, 2018 at 11:07 pm | 19 comments | 8605 Views


Planned Parenthood finds new MV home

Despite a competitive real estate market and pending redevelopment nipping at their heels, officials at Planned Parenthood...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by Alex M, on Apr 26, 2018 at 1:37 pm | 19 comments | 6373 Views


Crittenden principal resigns suddenly

Crittenden Middle School Principal Angie Dillman announced her resignation Thursday afternoon, leaving the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Marcus , on Jun 18, 2018 at 3:58 pm | 19 comments | 7527 Views


Bullis Charter OKs two-year facilities agreement with LASD, averting standoff

The Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School announced a two-year facilities agreement, buying more time to hammer...

Original post made on May. 12, 2019
Last comment by @MartyK, on May 18, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 4471 Views


Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary principal resigns shortly before new school's grand opening

After spending a year leading a school that has yet to open, Vargas Elementary School's principal announced his resignation,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by KittyCatty, on Jun 6, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 19 comments | 8514 Views


Superintendent proposes Mountain View Whisman schools stay closed until January

Schools across the Mountain View Whisman School District could remain closed until January 2021, following deep concerns...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Nate, on Nov 16, 2020 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 11779 Views
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