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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
Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations
The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers.
[Thursday, December 1, 2022]

Holiday Fund: Community Legal Services defends tenants in need
When Bonnie Louisa Ball-Mendoza's landlord moved to evict her, Community Legal Services helped fight the eviction in court. The court determined that the landlord actually owed her close to $10,000.
[Friday, November 25, 2022]

It's official: Fletcher Middle School will adopt sustainability focus with choice component next fall
Fletcher Middle School's plan to adopt a campuswide sustainability theme next fall and allow students from throughout Palo Alto Unified to apply for enrollment received support from the school board this week.
[Thursday, November 17, 2022]

School board reduces public comment time from three to two minutes
When members of the public want to speak at a Palo Alto school board meeting they will now have a maximum of two minutes, rather than three minutes, the board decided in a split vote on Tuesday.
[Wednesday, November 16, 2022]

Update: Segal and Dharap appear headed for seats on Palo Alto's school board; Chiu-Wang concedes
First-time candidate Shana Segal and incumbent Shounak Dharap appear to have won the race for two seats on the Palo Alto school board, with third-place finisher Nicole Chiu-Wang formally conceding on Wednesday.
[Tuesday, November 8, 2022]

Segal and Chiu-Wang lead in fundraising for school board election
Candidates Shana Segal and Nicole Chiu-Wang are neck and neck in fundraising for their campaigns to serve on Palo Alto's school board, recent campaign finance disclosures show.
[Friday, November 4, 2022]

Sustainability for All: Fletcher Middle School proposes choice program to boost enrollment
Ellen Fletcher Middle School is looking to institute a campuswide focus on environmental sustainability and allow students from throughout Palo Alto Unified to apply to attend in an effort to boost enrollment.
[Thursday, October 27, 2022]

Palo Alto school board supports shifting general counsel to part-time, outside role
The board has signaled its support for substantially changing Palo Alto Unified's general counsel role from a full-time employee position to one that involves contracting with multiple outside law firms.
[Wednesday, October 26, 2022]

School board to consider contract with outside firm for part-time attorney
The Palo Alto school board is set to discuss whether to contract with an outside law firm for its general counsel position after a job posting didn't yield candidates that the district deemed to be qualified.
[Monday, October 24, 2022]

Sweltering days prompt school district to consider fast-tracking air conditioning installation
Palo Alto Unified is looking at options to fast-track the addition of air conditioning to elementary and middle school classrooms.
[Wednesday, October 12, 2022]