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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis charter school can expand

Education ruled this week, despite pleas from Los Altos School District parents and trustees, who called the expansion "unnecessary"...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 10, 2008 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 7711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom lament

Who are the students in an "average classroom" in California? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4672...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 4760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 5761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools' improvements lag with financial help

Every year, Latino, English language learners, and low-income students are tested in local schools, and every year they fall...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by John, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 6508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 7050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LEFT BEHIND: Schools caught in testing bind

<I>Editor's Note: Six years ago Congress enacted No Child Left Behind, which sets ever-increasing standards for public school...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Happy parent of former public school students, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:55 am | 13 comments | 5310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new at-risk intervention supervisor

The elementary school district has hired a new intervention supervisor to work with at-risk students at Graham Middle School,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Cuesta, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 5980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers boundary changes

With dozens of students still waitlisted to attend their neighborhood schools, elementary district trustees last week discussed...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Betty, on Nov 12, 2008 at 8:09 am | 11 comments | 7367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Kicks Off Annual Canned Food Drive...Yes, We CAN!!!

Join the M-A family by helping us collect over 120,000 cans and raise money to purchase perishables to feed over 500 families...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Spin - TRYOUTS ! (Girls Fastpitch Softball)

The SPIN is holding tryouts for their Spring/Summer season: 12U/14U Sat Nov 15 Capuchino HS, San Bruno; 1 to 3 pm Sun...

Original post made by Matt on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 7267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County Board of Education candidates discussed

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=5427 Palo Alto Weekly's Town Square have an interesting debate...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by not so hilarious, on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 14 comments | 7088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rengstorff Park Childcare Center

As a resident of Parkview West, the condo complex that backs up to Rengstorff Park, I was vehemently opposed to the construction...

Original post made by Casper on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Don L, on Oct 27, 2008 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 5447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts oppose Palo Alto transfer

Residents of a Palo Alto townhouse complex who hoped to transfer to the Palo Alto Unified School District got the cold shoulder...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Oct 25, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 5515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

The Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program is looking for mentors for our 11th grade students. We are in need of...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by , on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 4885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock On at Menlo-Atherton's Fashion Show

Come and support "Rock On" - the Menlo-Atherton High School Fashion Show! Gather some friends and rock and roll on Saturday,...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids love this cop

On his days off, Officer Ron Cooper often makes the nearly hour-long drive from his home in Morgan Hill to play basketball...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by MT, on Oct 9, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 5987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen rockers on a roll

For a band called "Jaded," these boys seem to have a bright future. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2883...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mommy Bush, on Oct 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 6340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stasek's stories of Afghanistan

After leaving the Mountain View City Council six years ago, Rosemary Stasek did something unexpected: She moved to Afghanistan,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by James, on Oct 5, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 8328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAL gets in the ring

The 18 middle and high school students race around a makeshift track, jogging forward, then backward and sideways, trying...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Oct 4, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 5327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing faster than expected, and about 80 students on a waiting list to attend their neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by LOL X3, on Oct 4, 2008 at 10:56 am | 27 comments | 7679 Views
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