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Lessons learned from failed math program?

The hasty roll-out and abrupt ending of Teach to One, the controversial digital math program adopted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Board Watcher, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 10 comments | 3991 Views

ELECTIONS

Hard choices await City Council in goal-setting session

In one of their most consequential meetings of 2017, elected leaders next week will lay out their grand strategy for Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 28, 2017 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 3599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested on car theft charges

Police arrested four 14-year-old boys Tuesday on charges of stealing two vehicles after the boys were allegedly seen driving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by g ride stealer cant stop wont stop, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 3010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT's new campus readies for first day

Mountain View officially has a new school beginning next week, when young students arrive for their first day at Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 9 comments | 3544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officer arrests boy after bike and foot chase

Police say a 13-year-old boy carrying stolen goods led police on a bike and foot chase for several blocks on Sunday before...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 2732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attempting to solve a tough equation

The Math Acceleration Program and JustMATH are two free, locally run efforts to help get Mountain View students back on track...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 3147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Much more than a driver

As the sun begins its groggy crawl over the Diablo Range, Janice King is checking signal lights, kicking tires and verifying...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 3713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some English learners are lagging behind

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 2918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro number-crunchers win at math competition

Two out of nine Castro Elementary school students won awards and placed in the top 10 percent of competing students at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sean Takada, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 3618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts testify on child abuse syndrome in Carbajal case

In testimony that could either support or cast doubt on statements made by the alleged victims in the trial of former Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 3981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break? Castro School is working overtime

While the majority of campuses in the Mountain View Whisman School District have remained relatively quiet since classes...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 22, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 9 comments | 3295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA district seeks fairer grades

Not all A's are created equal. The differences in how teachers grade their students are being scrutinized by a commission...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 3258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science camp on lock-down with gunman at large

A shooting in Cupertino caused a science camp in Saratoga to go on lock-down and a number of Mountain View schools to close...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 4204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 4516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens hear of Holocaust from survivors

It was standing room-only in Christopher Chiang's world history class at Mountain View High School as Lenci Farkas recalled...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 9 comments | 3981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional kindergarten eases youngest children into the classroom

A lot can happen in a year. Ann Hanneman knows this from both personal experience and the short time she has spent teaching...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Khash, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 16938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No League of Women Voters endorsement, after all

A candidate for the local school board has removed text from his campaign website claiming that he had been endorsed by the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:13 am | 9 comments | 3388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis agrees to two-site solution -- with strings

Bullis Charter School has agreed to what one official described as a "big compromise" in negotiations with the Los Altos...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 9 comments | 2563 Views
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