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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Newsom would close the achievement gap in California schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom advocates "completely reimagining" California's schools to equalize academic outcomes, but will it work? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by TomR, on Jun 4, 2022 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 2002 Views

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Anticipation, nerves and excitement as kids return for the first day of school

At Monta Loma Elementary School on Wednesday, the first day of the third school year to begin during the pandemic looked...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2022 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You are invited to a Holiday Faire at Waldorf School of the Peninsula

Saturday, December 6 10 am - 4 pm 11311 Mora Drive, Los Altos 94024 For one day, the Waldorf School of the Peninsula...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1962 Views

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Study links smoke from 2020 wildfires to rise in COVID cases, deaths

A new study that links wildfire smoke with rising COVID-19 infections and deaths did not surprise local experts, who said...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 27, 2021 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In town hall, local Congress members talk about gun violence prevention

In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Anna Eshoo held a virtual town hall Friday with Rep. Mike Thompson...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by , on Jun 6, 2022 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1931 Views

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Parenting with Heart: Classes for Toddlers & their Caregivers

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our popular 8-week parenting classes. Our...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1924 Views

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Waldorf Summer Camp in Mountain View

Waldorf School of the Peninsula Summer Camp is a day camp for children who will be entering grades two through six in the...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Apr. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Finding a better approach to school dropoff

The safety of our streets, particularly during school dropoff and pickup times, is a tragedy of the commons. People who drive...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2022 at 10:49 pm | 5 comments | 1858 Views

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Common Ground Garden Releases Curriculum

Common Ground Garden in Palo Alto California, a project of the non-profit Ecology Action, is excited to announce the development...

Original post made by Emily Danko on Mar. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

new school districts financial release - Ed-data.org (the best)

Ed-data.org has released the newest set of California state data (CDE) to their 'easy to use' web site. Many school district...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Apr. 4, 2016
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Parcel Tax Election, MVWSD and also GG

MVWSD Agenda Item materials, distributed to Board PARCEL TAX ELECTION, MVWSD, Trustee Nelson, Oct 6 Board Meeting memo Per-square-foot...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Oct. 13, 2016
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Spartans Sports Camp is proud to announce our first annual Touch Rugby Mini-Camp

Spartans Sports Camp is proud to announce our first annual Touch Rugby Mini-Camp which will be held November 8-9 from 9 am...

Original post made by Paul Lynch on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1842 Views

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Special School Board Meeting on Teacher Negotiations

Community, in case you are interested in the topic, and haven't heard, a Special Meeting of the local elementary school...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1817 Views

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Bullis should hit pause on Mountain View plan

If you bring up Bullis Charter School in Mountain View or Los Altos, you're likely to hear a range of reactions. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Upheaval, on Dec 16, 2018 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 1808 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 | 1791 Views

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Try our Twos Class at St. Timothy’s Preschool for free on Nov. 13

Try our Twos Class at St. Timothy’s Preschool for free on Thurs., Nov. 13, from 9:15 -10:45 am. Please RSVP to 650-967-4724...

Original post made by St. Timothy\'s Preschool on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

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Frustrating, exhausting but worth it: School principals describe their jobs during the pandemic

Between ever-changing COVID-19 guidance, teacher shortages and students' escalating mental health needs, these are extraordinarily...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Feb 5, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

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MV Whisman school district spends big on legal fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District cut big checks to law firms this year, spending over $360,000 so far on matters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2019
Last comment by MVWSD can do better, on Jun 1, 2019 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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Common Core assessments report at MVWSD Bd. Meeting Thurs.

The next Board Meeting of the MVWSD Trustees will have a very full report (45 minutes scheduled) on the standardized tests...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State attorney general urges public sector workers to apply for student loan forgiveness before deadline

In partnership with California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the Campaign for California Borrowers' Rights on Monday launched...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1722 Views
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