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PUSD launches online survey, sets forums for superintendent search

Community members interested in giving PUSD input for its superintendent search can do so online and in person this month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 55 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3364 Views

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CA Income Tax exemption for teachers

According to the Sacramento Bee, legislation (SB 807) was introduced that will exempt teachers from paying CA state income...

Original post made by Pleasanton Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 351 Views

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Guest Opinion: School board rushes to join the crowd with 'safe haven' resolution

Absent setting policy, making recommendations for real action or possibly reviewing alternative statements, our board instead...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2017 at 10:00 am | 42 comments | 2364 Views

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Position to represent taxpayers missing from PUSD Bond Oversight Committee

Why is PUSD is set to approve a PUSD Bond Oversight Committee tomorrow with no one representing the taxpayers in the community? A...

Original post made by Missing on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 219 Views

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School board debating changes to Amador Valley High bell schedule

Following an initial discussion at its meeting last week, the Pleasanton school board is set for final consideration of a...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Thinker, on Mar 11, 2017 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 2532 Views

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School board to discuss superintendent search Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting this Tuesday with representatives of the recently appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Would take allegations from the union with a grain of salt, on Mar 9, 2017 at 8:27 am | 7 comments | 1337 Views

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Pleasanton school board declares district ‘safe haven’

The Pleasanton school board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring the district a “safe haven” for students...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:45 pm | 60 comments | 5801 Views

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Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Mar 5, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 111 comments | 8010 Views

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PUSD schools acknowledged among California's best

Pleasanton public schools are among the top in California, according to rankings recently released by a website that rates...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 8 comments | 4780 Views

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PUSD board hires firm to lead superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board has selected Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run the search for the next...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by PUSD fear mongering, on Mar 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 14 comments | 1609 Views

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Class size matters a lot, research shows

The Washington Post's website published an article about the value of smaller classes. In the article there is a link to...

Original post made by Parent in PUSD on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by RU Kiddingmii, on Mar 1, 2017 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 267 Views

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Do safe haven schoole promote safety or anarchy

I read the previous topic and comments about the "safe haven" that PUSD would like to see Pleasanton schools be for children...

Original post made by rule of law on Feb. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 163 Views

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School board to consider hiring superintendent search firm

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday is set to consider selecting Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 26, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 1636 Views

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PUSD to explore building new elementary school on Neal property

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night took a step forward in planning for a new elementary school in the district, directing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 1599 Views

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School board to discuss enrollment projections, new elementary school

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night will take a look at the big picture for PUSD, as trustees are scheduled to discuss...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2247 Views

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School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 9, 2017 at 11:33 am | 73 comments | 3873 Views

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Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 4242 Views

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Stratford School announces middle school expansion

Pleasanton's Stratford School is now accepting applications for its recently announced middle school, which will be added...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on Jan 31, 2017 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 2179 Views

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UC Regents to vote today on first tuition hike in 5 years

The University of California Board of Regents will vote on the first tuition hikes for the system in five years at its meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 29, 2017 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1686 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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