MVLA cancels in-person classes for two weeks

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Outside the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District office Friday.

Update: The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's decision to close for two weeks has been superceded by the county's announcement that all public schools will close until April 3. For more on that announcement, check out our updated article.

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees voted 5-0 March 13 to cancel all in-person classes, effective Monday (March 16) for two weeks until March 27.

Coronavirus prompts private school closures, Foothill moves online

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Foothill College is moving many classes online in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Amid a growing coronavirus outbreak in the area, some local private schools are closing their campuses to students and Foothill College is moving many classes online, though its campus will remain open.

St. Simon Parish plans preschool program expansion

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St. Simon Parish is looking to expand its preschool program and add a second building.

With a waiting list of families hoping to enroll in St. Simon Parish’s preschool, administrators are seeking to expand the program and add a second building to serve the additional students.

Local schools take preventive steps to combat coronavirus

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Jane Sanders, secretary at Almond School, disinfects the doors to the main office. Local schools have been taking additional precautions in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

As confirmed cases of coronavirus in Santa Clara County continue to grow, local schools are closely watching guidance from health officials and preparing for the possibility of disruptions or school closures.

Mixed results for Foothill-De Anza: Bond measure passes, parcel tax fails

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Foothill-De Anza board president Pearl Cheng, from left, Foothill College president Thuy Nguyen and campaign chairman Bruce Swenson check election results at an election night party.

With the apparent passage of an $898 million bond measure, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is looking to get started on a wide range of planned projects, from offering housing for employees and students to making environmental improvements, upgrading technology and renovating aging buildings.

Cupertino faces tough decisions: As parcel tax fails, budget woes become acute

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The Cupertino Union School District office sits at 1309 S. Mary Ave., Sunnyvale.

In the wake of the apparent failure of its parcel tax measure, the Cupertino Union School District is grappling with increased funding challenges.

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