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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 | 14704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers condemn trustee comments about minority students

A board member for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District suggested Monday night that encouraging more minority...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Lynn C. Waelde, Ph.D., on May 3, 2018 at 8:58 am | 45 comments | 14653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 14548 Views

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Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by 2012 Voter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 14527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma and Mistral Elementary principals resign

Two school administrators in the Mountain View Whisman School District announced their resignation Thursday, creating turnover...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by "John", on Jul 2, 2020 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 14490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court to hear Bullis spat

Los Altos School District board members say they are moving ahead with litigation against the county for its recent decision...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 19, 2008 at 9:33 am | 19 comments | 14439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school squabble misguided

It is time for the Los Altos School District (LASD) to turn down the rhetoric and accept that it can no longer refuse to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 14436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 candidates vie for two seats on Mountain View-Los Altos high school board

Within the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, one challenger and two incumbents will face off for two board seats...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by MVLA parent, on Aug 18, 2020 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 14357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A second chance at higher education

It may sound too good to be true, but a Mountain View-based education company is giving anyone who lives or works in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2016
Last comment by De Anza College adjunct professor, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 14353 Views

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School board candidate's settlement agreement with district bans him from campuses

Manny Velasco, a school board candidate and former employee of the Mountain View Whisman district, signed a settlement agreement...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2020 at 6:18 pm | 62 comments | 14316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 14301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposal to fence off Mountain View Whisman schools sparks outcry over park access

Residents are up in arms over a decision to install fences around Mountain View Whisman school campuses, criticizing a plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 9, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 31 comments | 14275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 42 comments | 14102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Magical' class of 2011

Unseasonably dreary weather couldn't darken the mood of Los Altos High School's 2011 graduating class, who made up for the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 12, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 13983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community divided over high school stadium lights

Hundreds of residents, parents and students packed the Mountain View High School theater Monday night to start a long and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm | 108 comments | 13951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district struggles to keep special ed staff

Hundreds of California school districts are grappling with an ever-worsening shortage of special education teachers. But...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 13920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The new, new math

A few times each week, the students in Gayle Dyer's fifth-grade class at Bubb Elementary put down their books, worksheets,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Feb 29, 2012 at 3:22 am | 3 comments | 13843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School: District locked us out

A group of Bullis Charter School parents, upset over what they are calling a Los Altos School District-imposed "lockout"...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 78 comments | 13773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jose Antonio Vargas' life 'Documented'

Last night's presentation of Jose Antonio Vargas' new film was not the first, but it may have been the most significant for...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bummer, on Feb 16, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 15 comments | 13592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student COVID-19 case reported at Vargas Elementary on the first day of school

Three people in the Mountain View Whisman School District have tested positive for COVID-19 so far this week, including one...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Kevin Forestieri, on Aug 12, 2021 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 13313 Views
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