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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos schools to reopen for hybrid learning in April

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District will allow students to return to campuses for social emotional activities...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 2936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State settles teens' lawsuit, allowing high school athletes to resume indoor competitions

High school athletes will soon be able to resume indoor sports competitions if their county's COVID-19 case rates are below...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 6, 2021 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families file $20M defamation lawsuit against Saint Francis, defending sons against blackface allegations

The parents of two former Saint Francis High School students have sued the Mountain View private Catholic school for $20...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2021
Last comment by LongTime-MV, on Mar 4, 2021 at 4:25 pm | 9 comments | 11605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County launches new site to vaccinate educators against COVID-19

Santa Clara County has opened a new site aimed at vaccinating education workers, officials announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2021 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 3314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor, state Legislature reach $2B deal for schools to reopen by March 31

California lawmakers are expected to pass a new bill Thursday that would push -- though not require -- school districts across...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 2, 2021 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 1463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton couple donates $80M to Stanford children's hospital, medical school

An Atherton couple has given $80 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford University's School...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 24, 2021 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'A first step:' Mountain View Los Altos school board approves $1.2M to bring student groups on campus

The Mountain View Los Altos school board on Monday allocated $1.2 million to offer more in-person support to students, a...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2021
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:51 am | 3 comments | 6383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing plan gains momentum as Palo Alto City Council voices support

A proposal to build 110 apartments for teachers and school district staff near California Avenue gained momentum last week....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 18, 2021 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

People ages 16-64 with developmental disabilities, high-risk conditions eligible for COVID-19 vaccines next month

Starting March 15, anyone ages 16-64 with a developmental disability, cancer or other conditions that would put them at risk...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 16, 2021 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 7236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher vaccines in California determined by location, luck

Vaccinating teachers has become a central sticking point in talks between districts and unions for returning students in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by 3rdMAW, on Feb 12, 2021 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 4101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties now allowed to reopen still-closed K-6 schools

Four Bay Area counties can now resume in-person classes at all public K-6 schools after their rate of new coronavirus cases...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by ML Kyle, on Feb 10, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 8804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View-Los Altos district looks to expand in-person support for students

The Mountain View-Los Altos school board directed staff last week to plan to bring more students back to campuses when Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 4, 2021 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 6403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Mountain View and Los Altos schools are approaching reopening

Two distinct approaches to reopening schools are playing out in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by AmyGregory, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:14 am | 7 comments | 7767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman district remains cautious about reopening schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District, hamstrung by state guidelines that restrict schools from reopening until the countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 4844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom's school reopening plan puts tight deadlines on districts, legislature

Schools would have to offer in-person learning for primary students starting Feb. 16 in order to get the full funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by bobfily, on Jan 25, 2021 at 2:11 am | 2 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Racist vandalism discovered at Huff Elementary School

Police are investigating a vandalism case after overtly racist messages were found spray painted on a classroom at Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by HAB, on Jan 22, 2021 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 7644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's who'll be eligible for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program is well underway in Santa Clara County, which could move to...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Jan 11, 2021 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 4770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board member wins Brown Act case against Mountain View Whisman School District

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has sided with a former Mountain View School District trustee who filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2021 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 5077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom announces $450-per-student incentive to reopen schools

After painting a dark forecast for the pandemic earlier this week, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday offered parents and students...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 4621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: CSMA's arts education moves from the classroom to online

When local schools and businesses closed their doors due to COVID-19 in March, the Community School of Music & Arts acted...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kyle, on Dec 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 3211 Views
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