Facebook puts $25 million into teacher housing project

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Facebook has contributed $25 million to a subsidized housing development for teachers at 231 Grant Ave. in Palo Alto. The 1.5-acre site currently has parking and a building on it that houses space for the county public defender’s office, as well as for some nonprofit groups.

Facebook is contributing $25 million to the subsidized teacher housing project in Palo Alto that is being spearheaded by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Joe Simitian.

BCS extends suspension of enrollment preference

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Bullis Charter School's Board of Directors has decided to continue to suspend the enrollment preference for students who live in what was the Bullis-Purissima attendance area.

Bullis Charter School’s enrollment lottery for the 2020-2021 school year is no longer set to include a preference for students who live in what was the Bullis-Purissima attendance area.

Flint Center replacement plan begins to take shape

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Shelly Michael, De Anza College student body president, addresses Foothill-De Anza Community College District trustees at last week’s board meeting. Michael was part of a group of students urging the board to create affordable student housing, whether at the Flint Center or elsewhere at the community colleges.

The plan to replace the Flint Center is moving forward, with Chancellor Judy Miner presenting a timeline for the project at last week’s Foothill-De Anza Community College District board meeting and a town hall meeting slated for next month.

MVLA marshals support services in aftermath of student’s suicide

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A Mountain View High School student has died by suicide. The school is providing additional counseling services on a walk-in basis.

 In the wake of a Mountain View High School student’s suicide last week, the district has mobilized a team of therapists to provide additional support for students and staff.

Second BCS facilities meeting again draws large, engaged crowd

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More than 250 people turned out to a meeting on Saturday morning about finding long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School.

A Saturday morning meeting about finding long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School drew more than 250 people to Egan Junior High School’s multipurpose room.

Mountain View High School student dies by suicide

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A Mountain View High School student has died by suicide. The school is providing additional counseling services on a walk-in basis.

A Mountain View High School student died by suicide last night (Oct. 1), the school district has confirmed this afternoon.


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