Election 2012: Schools races

Los Altos:

Three candidates are vying for two seats on Los Altos School Board in what promises to be one of the most-watched local races. Read reporter Traci Newell's profiles of the four candidates here.

One candidate pulled out of the race in early October. Read about it here.

Forum coverage: At a Los Altos School district forum, whether to add specialized, differentiated programs at different public elementary schools spurred discussion.

The school board wannabes also faced off in a candidate forum Sept. 17.

Endorsements: in the Sept. 19 issue, the editorial board made its Los Altos School Board recommendations.

The Town Crier offers paid political endorsement ads during the campaign season. The Town Crier has catalogued paid political endorsements and political ads here.

Foothill/De Anza Community College District:

Three incumbents face one challenger in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District's Board of Trustees race. Reporter Traci Newell wroteprofiles of the four candidates, with pictures.

Candidates for the Foothill/De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees discussed how to keep award winning programs strong in the face of further budget cuts.


A Los Altos resident competes against an incumbent for Santa Clara County's Board of Education.

For streaming Los Altos election news, tidbits, photos and results, follow our live reporting. We've also created a photo album of Election Day moments from around Los Altos. And you can explore our full coverage for background information on candidates and races as well as a digest of recent election news.

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