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SCHOOLS & KIDS

8% tuition hike for UC students passes with 5 regents voting against

In a move that disgruntled many students, the University of California Board of Regents has approved an 8 percent tuition...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 26, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1706 Views

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Pleasanton names new Teen Poets Laureate

The city of Pleasanton has selected high school seniors Vivian Tsai of Foothill High School and Mitch Grimes of Amador Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pam Grimes, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:14 am | 1 comment | 2173 Views

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Letters

<B>OMI thanks Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7621 posted Friday, November 26,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1736 Views

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Letters

<B>Hostility toward teacher's union Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7697 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2011 at 8:35 pm | 54 comments | 3126 Views

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Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 2865 Views

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State funding for Pleasanton schools uncertain as Brown looks to June vote on new taxes, statewide cuts

Pleasanton school officials will probably have to wait until June to find out what Gov. Jerry Brown's proposals will mean...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 35 comments | 3785 Views

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Pleasanton's Tri-Valley University under federal investigation

Tri-Valley University of Pleasanton is being investigated by federal officials who claim the college is a front for illegal...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Raj, on Feb 1, 2011 at 9:49 am | 22 comments | 3218 Views

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Parents weigh in on elementary school homework

Parents of elementary school children in Pleasanton had their say at last week's homework forum, the first this year for...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Feel lucky, on Feb 7, 2011 at 7:50 am | 25 comments | 2136 Views

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Foothill, Amador Valley in "We the People" state finals today

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools were among five that advanced to the championship round of the "We the People" state...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Austin, on Feb 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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Amador Valley High wins state "We the People" competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the 'We the People" state finals this afternoon in Sacramento. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Big supporter, on Feb 9, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 16 comments | 2613 Views

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Contract negotiations on tonight's Pleasanton school district agenda

People may get their first chance to hear where things stand in contract negotiations between the school district and the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 12 comments | 1677 Views

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Foothill High JV, Varsity Cheer teams win state championship

The Foothill High School JV and Varsity cheer teams placed 1st in the United Spirit Association California State Championship...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cheer Fan, on Feb 9, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 1796 Views

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More cuts loom for PUSD

A snafu with a posted date kept the Pleasanton school board from "sunshining" negotiations with its teacher's union, but...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 15, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 145 comments | 5154 Views

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More cuts loom for PUSD

A snafu with a posted date kept the Pleasanton school board from "sunshining" negotiations with its teacher's union, but...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Capsized by Illegals, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:58 am | 6 comments | 2213 Views

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Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals last Friday afternoon in Sacramento. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Whut?, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1611 Views

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Budget challenges set for PUSD public hearing tonight

The Pleasanton school board will discuss budget challenges and hear public comment on possible solutions and alternatives....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

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Pleasanton Middle School told to do better job teaching Hispanic students

Pleasanton Middle School has to do a better job of teaching math to Hispanic students, according to a state review of test...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by lisa, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 77 comments | 5100 Views

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Perfect (on the) pitch

It's a school record! The Amador Valley High School Freshmen Boys Soccer Team finished its season with a perfect 22-0-0 record. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Proud AVHS Boys Frosh Soccer Parent, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:26 am | 3 comments | 1669 Views

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School board member's wife on union team

At first glance, it might seem like a conflict of interest that Pleasanton school board member Jeff Bowser and his wife are...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by woody, on Feb 27, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 105 comments | 5518 Views

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School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2943 Views
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