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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 | 3760 Views


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 | 2300 Views


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. 1698 Views


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 | 1772 Views


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 | 8820 Views


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 | 1999 Views


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 | 1337 Views


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 | 1256 Views


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 | 5997 Views


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 | 2800 Views


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 | 2419 Views


Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: 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 | 3558 Views


Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home.

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 | 1739 Views


Novel Idea for education...

TED Talk on a new way to educate

Original post made by AD on Mar. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1428 Views


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 | 2743 Views


Amador Band Fundraiser: Sports Equipment Parking Lot Sale

Original post made by AFM on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Trish Moosbrugger, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 2027 Views


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. 982 Views


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

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 | 1978 Views


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 | 1649 Views


Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 4030 Views
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