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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where Bowser gets his campaign funds from...

I've been looking around the internet, something I like to do. When checking out www.netfile.com/agency/coa I found some...

Original post made by JustlookingAround on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Laursen's gotta go, 1 hour ago | 47 comments | 3025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tenure repeal - Marshal Tuck Supports, Tom Torlakson does not

Marshall Tuck, who is challenging the incumbent schools chief, agrees with the decision in the Vergara vs. California lawsuit...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Concerned parent, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board will revisit textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

After discussing and holding a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials and laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by BobB, 2 hours ago | 18 comments | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vandalism at Walnut Grove causes safety, privacy concerns

Some recent events involving minor vandalism to cars parked at Walnut Grove Elementary School have caused the school and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Lori, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayors, regional leaders celebrate completion of 1st phase of widened Highway 84

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne joined other city, civic and regional leaders this week in officially marking the completion...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by D W, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jtjh, 13 hours ago | 71 comments | 6162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 schools in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 3091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds public hearing Tuesday about instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board will discuss and hold a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:48 am | 44 comments | 2705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher hit by car while directing traffic at Hearst/PMS

Neighbor came back this morning with news...the teacher was struck while in the crosswalk by a car going north on Case Ave.,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 28, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 7 comments | 612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote for Miller and Wright for PUSD

Tired of all the shenanigans with the PUSD board and ready for some change? Make sure to vote for Miller and Wright on Tuesday...

Original post made by Ready for Change on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tori Forest, on Oct 28, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 4 comments | 466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Volunteer Ops for children

I have 12 year old who is having a very difficult time at school and is being constantly and actively bullied. They just...

Original post made by Mom of 2 on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by My thoughts, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

APT President wants to win an election she isn't running in....

This is a email that the president of the APT sent out to members of her union. She actually TELLS the teachers what to...

Original post made by I just can\\\'t believe this... on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Really??, on Oct 27, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Property value in Pleasanton homes are going down!

Undoubtedly, many people have moved to this town for our great schools. However with all of the shenanigans going on in the...

Original post made by Hopeful on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by caywen, on Oct 26, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Love my Kids, on Oct 25, 2014 at 7:47 am | 92 comments | 9682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 8778 Views

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School board calls special closed meeting: Jon Vranesh lawsuit on agenda

The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special closed board meeting Wednesday night where they it discuss with legal...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Oct 23, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 11 comments | 3260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed?

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed? Was it hurting people you support. Please answer or should...

Original post made by Lessismore on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Brothers Darryl, on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 564 Views

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Hundreds, Perhaps Thousands of Pleasanton Pupils Lacking Mathematics Textbooks

Even though the state adopted Math programs in January 2014, Pleasanton students throughout most schools have yet to receive...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Laura, on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 9 comments | 1376 Views

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Vranesh lawsuit story moved from top story headline in a matter of 2 hours

So today Jon Vraneshes lawsuit story broke on the Pleasanton Weekly. It was listed under "Top Headlines" for about 2 hours....

Original post made by Clean up the mess on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by What Happened, on Oct 21, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 513 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,088 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 763 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 600 views