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Zoe Morgan

Staff Writer, Palo Alto Weekly / PaloAltoOnline.com and Mountain View Voice

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About Zoe
Zoe Morgan joined the Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice in 2021. She covers education, youth and families, with a focus on using data to tell compelling stories. She previously worked as an education reporter at the Los Altos Town Crier.

A Mountain View native, Zoe received a dual degree from American University in journalism and public affairs, with a minor in data science. After graduating, she worked at the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Oregon, covering local schools, before returning to California in 2019.
Stories by Zoe
Man arrested for allegedly assaulting bus drivers, attempting carjacking
Palo Alto police arrested a man last week after he allegedly assaulted two bus drivers, fled from officers and attempted to carjack someone stopped in traffic.
[Monday, March 13, 2023]

Mentor Tutor Connection executive director set to depart
The executive director of longtime local nonprofit Mentor Tutor Connection plans to depart this spring and the organization is in the process of hiring her replacement.
[Friday, March 10, 2023]

Foothill College will soon offer 2 bachelor's degree programs
Foothill College, located in Los Altos Hills, was part of the initial pilot with a bachelor's in dental hygiene and gained approval last year to also offer a bachelor's degree in respiratory therapy.
[Friday, February 24, 2023]

Unfit to teach? Palo Alto teacher accused of rape had a checkered history in local schools
Palo Alto Unified administrators knew of physical education teacher Peter Colombo's criminal history more than a decade ago and yet kept him in the district's employ, according to documents obtained by this news organization.
[Friday, February 17, 2023]

Low-income students will get boost in Stevenson Elementary School enrollment lottery, and this is the last week to apply
This year marks the first time that students from low-income families will get a boost to their chances of getting into Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. The application deadline is this Friday, Feb. 10.
[Wednesday, February 8, 2023]

Here's what you need to know about the new teacher-housing project in Palo Alto
Plans are underway to break ground in the next several months on an educator-housing project in Palo Alto that was proposed more than five years ago. Several local school districts are involved, including Mountain View Whisman.
[Friday, February 3, 2023]

With aim to increase access, Woodland Library opens self-service hours
Woodland Library patrons now have the chance to visit the library, located in Los Altos, outside of its regular operating hours, as a result of a "open access" system that the facility is piloting.
[Wednesday, February 1, 2023]

Stanford scrutinized over deputy who drew gun on Black man
Stanford police are receiving scrutiny after an officer drew a gun on a Black driver over the weekend, an incident that has gained national attention following a viral Twitter thread from a witness.
[Tuesday, January 31, 2023]

MVLA adds ethnic studies to graduation requirements starting next fall
The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board has paved the way to add an ethnic studies class for all incoming ninth graders this fall by updating its graduation requirements to include the course.
[Friday, January 27, 2023]

Weather, inflation impact high school construction, but progress continues
Inflation and recent inclement weather have posed challenges for projects at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools, but the district still believes it's on course to have the funds necessary to complete the planned building work.
[Tuesday, January 24, 2023]