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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Co-op preschool celebrates 50 years in Mountain View

Teachers, parents and alumni of the Mountain View Parent Nursery School are planning to commemorate the school's 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Love MVPNS, on Apr 1, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 4442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis scraps plans to open new Mountain View charter school this fall

Bullis Mountain View officials announced Thursday, March 21, that they will not open a new charter school in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by Not surprised, on Mar 31, 2019 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deal moves teacher housing project closer to reality

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step closer to launching its very own workforce housing, signing off on...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Mar 28, 2019 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 3596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis MV to accept old Stevenson site

Battles over facilities may be commonplace between school districts and charter schools across California, but the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982June, on Mar 19, 2019 at 2:22 pm | 23 comments | 5914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pressure over college admissions 'out of control'

A multimillion-dollar college admissions bribery scandal that involved both local parents and hundreds of thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by mom, on Mar 18, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 2684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district committee will judge enrollment exemptions

Mountain View Whisman School District families unhappy with their child's assigned school can take it up with the district...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Yep on Bubb, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 4872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground faces funding crunch

The fundraising drive for Magical Bridge Playground in Mountain View is facing a heightened sense of urgency as the deadline...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Love it!, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:04 am | 27 comments | 7200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested for alleged child porn possession

A Los Altos man was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography last week, police said Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 Shameful, on Mar 3, 2019 at 7:49 pm | 36 comments | 4514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks applicants for charter school board

The Mountain View Whisman School District is calling on community members to apply for a leadership position overseeing Bullis...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Feb 27, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 8 comments | 3326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: Feb. 22, 2019

This week, letters to the editor about school budget cuts, international politics, and jobs and housing. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2019
Last comment by @ Christopher Chiang, on Feb 25, 2019 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 3030 Views

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 another reader, on Feb 25, 2019 at 2:41 pm | 8 comments | 3264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3428 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 | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5519 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 | 9825 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 | 8593 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. 3422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 988 Views
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