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C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cost to put parcel tax on the June 2nd ballot

Since the parcel tax discussion began, I've heard different accounts of what the actual cost to put a parcel tax measure...

Original post made by Wanting facts on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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No to Parcel Tax and No to Super Franks

Please join me in no longer giving Super Franks your business. A Save Our Schools Fundraiser is being held at their location. I...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views

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Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

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Measure G Oversight Committee Has No Clout

Quoted from the text of measure G: "an independent citizen oversight committee with a minimum of seven members shall be...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1327 Views

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PUSD board meets Wednesday and Friday this week, Tuesday next week

Special board meetings are scheduled for June 3, at 6 pm, and June 5, at 5 pm. (There's also a meeting next week, June 9,...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views

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9MM NEW FUNDING SOURCE FOR PUSD JUST LOCATED TODAY!

I just located $8,994,732.00 of NEW FUNDING for PUSD!!!! There were 9,651 Yes votes for Measure G 9,651 times $233...

Original post made by GREAT NEWS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1246 Views

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The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1475 Views

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Auctions end today. Did you get your bid in yet?

The most recent group of auctions are ending tonight. Luxury Cabin, Trade as One purse, Comprehensive Financial Plan,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1610 Views

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Last minute steals to be had! Wii Games, Nintendo DS games.....

The auctions end in 2 hours! I JUST listed even more items! DS Games, Wii Games, MORE Twisted Silver jewelry, Pottery,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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Hearst Elementary and Major Mold Issues:

In reading the PUBLIC report, posted on PUSD site: The buildings have had roof leaks and have existing major stucco crack...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1312 Views

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Of Note

<B>Four Pleasanton employers recognized by heart association Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6269...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

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PUSD and APT negotiation process starting

At the upcoming PUSD Board of Trustees meeting (Oct 27), agenda item 14.2 is for PUSD and the APT to present their initial...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1249 Views

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Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views

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Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

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San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1478 Views
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