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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
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]

New trees, revamped play areas could transform Vargas Elementary, Mountain View's smallest public school campus
After removing nine big pine trees from Vargas Elementary, there's now a wide-reaching plan to add dozens of trees and reimagine outdoor play areas to incorporate natural elements at the Mountain View Whisman district's newest school.
[Monday, January 16, 2023]

New president named at Foothill College, Kristina Whalen to start March 31
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees voted unanimously Monday to select Kristina Whalen to lead Foothill. She will come to Foothill from Livermore's Las Positas College.
[Thursday, January 12, 2023]

Three Mountain View elementary schools earn state 'Distinguished School' award
Amy Imai, Stevenson and Bubb elementary schools were among 356 schools selected statewide based on student performance data.
[Wednesday, January 11, 2023]

MVLA board considers how to add ethnic studies to graduation requirements
The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District board faced the complexity involved in changing its graduation requirements at meeting this week, as they move ahead with plans to add an ethnic studies requirement this fall.
[Wednesday, January 11, 2023]