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What Makes a Great Teacher?

It is an important question to ask because teacher quality has a great influence on student achievement. An educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 24 comments | 1836 Views


The Automatic Salary Increase Puzzle

Student achievement is greatly affected by the quality of teacher. Therefore, how do automatic salary increases equate to...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Feb 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 1343 Views


Pleasanton chooses new school superintendent

In a search that's lasted nearly six months, Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected its next superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on May 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 24 comments | 3162 Views


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 | 2788 Views


Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 24 comments | 3135 Views


What about the PUSD High Schools?

This past year I was Chairman of the AVHS School Site Council and Chairman of the AVHS PTSA Grant Committee. I share the...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:06 am | 24 comments | 2106 Views


What are we raising?

I've been bothered by some stories I've heard around town in regards to our teenagers. Stories about boys asking girls to...

Original post made by Concerned about our kids on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 2390 Views


Sign the on-line petition if you believe PUSD should revert to the prior lice policy and communicate to parents in the class

See this KTVU news story If you...

Original post made by petition on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 24 comments | 1850 Views


does someone know why the PTSA says this?

I just learned that the graduation ceremony from AVHS used to be held at the fairgrounds, with only 3 tickets per students....

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 24 comments | 2542 Views


Pleasanton Parent Priorities

Over the last month I have read about local Pleasanton students vandalizing a school library, Senior cut day and finally...

Original post made by Dawn on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 24 comments | 2537 Views


Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 5553 Views


School board set to discuss new possible calendar options

The Pleasanton school board will meet Tuesday night to hear a report on the non-traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 28, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 4210 Views


"Too Old' for Hip Surgery

To all those who voted for OBAMA, what is your reaction to the following article? Are you surprised? You shouldn't be....

Original post made by kt on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 24 comments | 2074 Views


Why can't UN do anything with the Somalia Pirate problem?

Why doesn't the world react to the Somalia pirate problem? 6 pirate attacks and takeovers in one-week. Why does UN sit...

Original post made by Concerned World Citizen on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 24 comments | 1909 Views


Rescued, Captain Phillips a HERO - 3 Pirates killed

The details of how the rescue took place is still coming in but the Captain and our Navy/military are heros! I have been...

Original post made by Marine Mom on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by . . ., on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 24 comments | 2011 Views


Obama's national healthcare makes no sense to me - FOR UNREGISTERED USERS

I don't know why Einstein restricted comments to registered users of this site. Even Einstein would know that the more information...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 24 comments | 1636 Views


Kim Jong Il has pardoned two American journalists and ordered their release

Original post made by Clinton on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Scam, on Aug 5, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 24 comments | 1463 Views


Obamacare’s Procedural Fraud on the American People

If this happens, this will be the most dangerous breech and abandonment of our US Constitution (specifically Article 1, Section...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Obama Nation, on Mar 14, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 1527 Views


How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2621 Views


"Yes We Can!" ... Party ... While the Rest of America Can Eat Tarballs!

Party On, Obama and Michelle! Go with your strengths...which are Partying and Vacationing! Did you know the WH has averaged...

Original post made by Ordinary American on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 24 comments | 1149 Views
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