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P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3627 Views

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Amador Students Remember 9/11

In contrast to the many ways that our community has remembered 9/11 and the horrific events that occured on that day, Amador...

Original post made by A Close Neighbor on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 20, 2008 at 11:28 am | 20 comments | 2199 Views

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Vallejo CTA Member tells Superintendent to take a 12% pay cut

In an open letter to Vallejo Superintendent Mary Bull, Deanna Dunn, the Special Ed Director of the Vallejo Education Association...

Original post made by a different perspective in Vallejo on Apr. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1582 Views

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Heartfelt Thank You to Teachers and Staff

Yesterday was a sad day as Teachers received their final layoff notices. It affected a local school near me - and 8...

Original post made by A Fan of Educators on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by teacher, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 1643 Views

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Drug Sniffing Dogs at Amador Valley?

Today I received this message from the PTSA at Amador Valley High School: "A special PTSA General Meeting will take place...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 16, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 61 comments | 8647 Views

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sports for special needs child

Hi I have been reading the Pleasanton weekly and am very impressed with the community. You are all so helpful and concerned...

Original post made by a parent of a special needs child on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peggy, on Sep 16, 2010 at 7:18 am | 7 comments | 1908 Views

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Would you, could you in the rain?

Would you, could you in the rain? Why are the students of PMS spending their lunch period in 40 degree temps in the pouring...

Original post made by A PMS parent on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by lunch lady, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1262 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 | 1190 Views

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shocking behavior at Amador Football Game

Wow! What a surprise! We are somewhat new to the area and thought we would check out the Amador High School football game...

Original post made by A surprised spectator on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 3:40 pm | 49 comments | 5700 Views

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Change is Not always for the best

So many changes in the last three years are causing divisiveness and inequity at our little school. Decision makers at Sunol...

Original post made by A voice unheard on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Drusilla (aka)kawigurl, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:18 am | 37 comments | 2683 Views

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Laws of Life Essay's / Luncheon

Today I was very impressed by many of the high school students at Foothill. They had a luncheon today for essay winners on...

Original post made by Aaron on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 22, 2008 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 2279 Views

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Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 3129 Views

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Elementary Schools in Pleasanton

Hi, We are going to enroll our child in a pleasanton elementary school this year. We have looked at schools and they...

Original post made by AD on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Jan 29, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 2595 Views

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Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0aBkt8CPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBaVvLmoE38...

Original post made by AD on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by None of the Above, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 1631 Views

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Novel Idea for education...

TED Talk on a new way to educate http://www.ted.com/talks/salman_khan_let_s_use_video_to_reinvent_education.html...

Original post made by AD on Mar. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

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Amador Band Fundraiser: Sports Equipment Parking Lot Sale

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard announces: Sports Equipment “Parking Lot Sale” Saturday,...

Original post made by AFM on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Trish Moosbrugger, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 1920 Views

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PD Shooting of Foothill High Student Similar to Fresno case involving Special Education Student

The shooting and killing of Foothill High School student Oscar Herrera bears similarities to Fresno police shooting and killing...

Original post made by Again? on May. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 890 Views

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Tim Hunt - Pleasanton USD superintendent "Time to Move On"

Tim Hunt's description of Ahmadi leaving PUSD in "total mess" is the understatement of the year. Read his column here http://pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/b/tim-talk?i=23...

Original post made by Agree with Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 21 comments | 1657 Views

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pleasanton motorcycle death?

I'm under the impression that a middle-aged Pleasanton woman died in a motorcycle accident on May 15 or 16, 2009, but I've...

Original post made by Al on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on May 18, 2009 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1579 Views

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Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 32 comments | 2640 Views
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Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 722 views

'General Lee' banned; political correctness gone too far?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 5 comments | 609 views

Special session to tackle two key issues
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 552 views

When Students Consider Non-Portfolio Design Schools
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 468 views

The Dogfather's Annual Fourth of July Plea (cue Scott McKenzie)
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 343 views