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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
Mountain View Whisman teachers' union negotiations reach an impasse over class sizes and work hours
The teachers union says that the Mountain View Whisman district has been unwilling to budge on reducing class sizes or setting defined work hours. District proposals instead focused on increasing teacher pay, which the union rejected.
[Thursday, February 10, 2022]

House fire briefly closes San Pablo Drive on Sunday, no injuries reported
Firefighters extinguished a blaze outside a Mountain View home on Sunday, Feb. 6, which caused roughly $10,000 in damage. The cause remains under investigation.
[Monday, February 7, 2022]

Los Altos superintendent announces retirement after 12 years leading the district
After a dozen years leading the Los Altos School District, Superintendent Jeff Baier has announced plans to leave at the end of this school year and begin his retirement.
[Friday, February 4, 2022]

Community Briefs: MVLA approves calendar, senior center restarts services, shelter runs pet adoption campaign
This week in community briefs, the MVLA approved a calendar for next school year, the senior center is resuming services paused due to the COVID surge and three cats were adopted as part of the Humane Society's "Betty White Challenge."
[Wednesday, February 2, 2022]

COVID-19 cases continue downward trend at Mountain View, local schools
COVID-19 cases are declining on local school campuses after an unprecedented surge earlier this month, according to district officials in Mountain View and Palo Alto.
[Saturday, January 29, 2022]

Fires set at Imai and Springer schools on back-to-back nights
Fires have been reported at two local elementary schools in recent weeks and police believe both were intentionally set.
[Wednesday, January 26, 2022]

Los Altos High will have a program for students learning English starting this fall
For the first time in over a decade, Los Altos High will once again have a program to support students who are learning English. The district's program has been consolidated at Mountain View High since 2010.
[Tuesday, January 25, 2022]

MVLA looks to pass formal policy protecting rights of transgender students
The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District is looking to codify rights and protections for transgender students with a formal policy that the board of trustees reviewed at a Monday, Jan. 24 meeting.
[Tuesday, January 25, 2022]

Mountain View Whisman is installing security cameras on school campuses. Here's how it will use them
The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a formal policy and associated regulations governing the installation and use of security cameras on school campuses at a Thursday, Jan. 20, meeting.
[Friday, January 21, 2022]

Community Briefs: Free at-home COVID tests, senior center service restrictions and school security camera rules
This week in community briefs, the federal government has opened sign-ups for free COVID tests, the senior center is limiting services as COVID-19 surges and Mountain View Whisman's board is set to review rules for security cameras.
[Tuesday, January 18, 2022]