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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 Nucking Futz?, 1 hour ago | 62 comments | 3757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State report finds schools skimping on homeless reporting

A new report by the State Auditor's office found that schools across the state are taking inadequate steps to identify and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 849 Views

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School district drops plans to relocate Freestyle Academy

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is giving up on plans to move Freestyle Academy, a cutting-edge art and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Putting Children First, on Nov 8, 2019 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 2069 Views

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No more offices without new homes

The Mountain View City Council voted Tuesday night to approve the East Whisman Precise Plan, a comprehensive strategy to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Former MV resident, on Nov 8, 2019 at 8:40 am | 23 comments | 11222 Views

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Los Altos School District enrollment drops as charter school expands

Los Altos School District's enrollment has declined for the fifth year in a row, driving down the district's total enrollment...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Pathological privileged, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:22 am | 12 comments | 2693 Views

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Late for the bell no more: School districts seek to delay start times

Students in Mountain View's public schools could be getting an extra half-hour of shut-eye each morning, as school districts...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by kehlar, on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 2254 Views

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County supervisors vote to expand school mental health programs for troubled kids

Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to find new ways to link children and teens with mental health...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

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No Halloween for Vargas Elementary

Ghouls, witches, zombies and sundry spooky frights won't be making an appearance at the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, on Nov 3, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 22 comments | 4724 Views

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Mountain View school test scores rise, but some students fall behind

Most public schools across Mountain View saw modest gains in test scores this year, with some making huge strides in student...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by What Stinks in the D.O., on Oct 27, 2019 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 2944 Views

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Bullis Charter drops enrollment preference while blasting Los Altos district for divisiveness

Bullis Charter School will not give priority enrollment to students residing in wealthier areas, marking the latest development...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 23, 2019 at 6:52 pm | 33 comments | 3984 Views

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At long last, Midpeninsula will have a mental health center where teens can walk in for help  

A yearslong effort to open a first-of-its-kind youth mental health center in Palo Alto reached a major milestone on Tuesday:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1805 Views

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A 'chronic public health issue': Stanford officials troubled by campus sexual assault data

Nearly 40% of undergraduate women who have attended Stanford University for four years have experienced some form of nonconsensual...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 18, 2019 at 9:52 am | 9 comments | 1595 Views

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Menlo Park woman sentenced to three weeks in prison for role in college admissions scam

A 50-year-old entrepreneur from Menlo Park who fraudulently claimed her son was black or Latino on college applications was...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by CA Native, on Oct 17, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1318 Views

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Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Coincidence , on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:50 pm | 10 comments | 1512 Views

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Falling short on fluency

Mountain View Whisman School District students learning English saw their language proficiency languish or even regress last...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by @Loss of Instructional Time , on Oct 15, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 4012 Views

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Bay Area helpline for mental health launches statewide

A Bay Area mental health call line is now available to all Californians thanks to millions of dollars in state funding that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by silly, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1468 Views

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Los Altos School District hosts Saturday meeting for input on Bullis Charter School

The Los Altos School District is soliciting public input on how to use a future campus in Mountain View and long-term plans...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Enrollment, on Oct 6, 2019 at 2:01 pm | 10 comments | 2293 Views

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Mountain View High School student dies by suicide, grief counseling available

Grief counseling and support services are available at Mountain View High School after a student died by suicide this week,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Isabel , on Oct 3, 2019 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 26035 Views

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Cupertino resident pleads guilty to molesting boys at Sanyu Learning Center in Mountain View

A volunteer accused of molesting two children at the Sanyu Learning Center in Mountain View in 2017 pleaded guilty earlier...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 1, 2019 at 5:37 am | 2 comments | 4109 Views

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Mountain View Whisman School board balks at safe parking program for homeless students

Mountain View Whisman school board members rejected the idea of offering homeless students a safe parking program at one...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Sep 25, 2019 at 8:39 pm | 13 comments | 4767 Views
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