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Despite criticism, Mountain View Whisman school board approves $1.2M home loan for superintendent

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph will get a $1.2 million low-interest loan from the school...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Middle S Parent, on Jul 14, 2020 at 2:29 pm | 65 comments | 16798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD may be on way to compromise

While lawmakers in the nation's capital continue to wait for their respective opponents to blink, a smaller-scale but equally...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 16770 Views

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Trustees butt heads over new school parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is in the midst of drafting a new parcel tax to put on the ballot next year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Dec 22, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 44 comments | 16744 Views

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Los Altos School District offers to give Egan campus to Bullis Charter School

Leaders from Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District announced a deal Wednesday that gives Bullis most of...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by J, on Apr 29, 2019 at 9:46 am | 90 comments | 16566 Views

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Massive zoning overhaul in Mountain View would increase density, potentially adding 9,000 new homes

The city of Mountain View is looking to revamp its residential zoning across 480 acres of land dispersed throughout the city,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 27, 2021 at 9:30 pm | 44 comments | 16541 Views

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Students need whooping cough shots before school starts

About a third of Mountain View elementary students still need to get whooping cough booster shots before school starts, and...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeff C., on Jul 30, 2011 at 7:21 am | 11 comments | 16498 Views

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District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Peter Jonnnason, on Jun 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 47 comments | 16316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The superintendent and the principal

There are reasons why trustees and residents of the Mountain View Whisman School District should be concerned about the recently...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Nov 29, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 18 comments | 16249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Thank Parents, on Mar 8, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 54 comments | 16216 Views

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Teacher claims Mountain View Whisman district failed to prevent rape, assaults

A former Theuerkauf Elementary School teacher filed a civil suit last month against the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Gaby, on Sep 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm | 30 comments | 16146 Views

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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 Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Daniel Tunkelang, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 16 comments | 16071 Views

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Student's prank deserves reprimand, not jail time

I am a Mountain View resident and parent of a Mountain View High School student who served with Chris Egerton as a drum major...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 1, 2013 at 9:41 pm | 5 comments | 15729 Views

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Drama teacher dropped despite student outcry

Students and parents showed up en masse Monday at the Mountain View-Los Altos school board meeting to oppose the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 37 comments | 15727 Views

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Khan Academy's school goes back to the future

For years, Khan Academy has challenged the status quo in education, vowing to create a world-class education available to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 15723 Views

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Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 15694 Views

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Grand jury report: School leaders overpaid

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 7, 2009 at 5:41 am | 115 comments | 15690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 15659 Views

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No room in popular MV Whisman schools ... again

Hundreds of Mountain View families have grabbed a ticket and staked out a place in line, hoping for a spot in one of the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by @Just trying to learn what the facts are, on Apr 6, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 144 comments | 15629 Views

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Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 35 comments | 15357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force dumps new school plan

Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 15303 Views
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