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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board meets Wednesday and Friday this week, Tuesday next week

Special board meetings are scheduled for June 3, at 6 pm, and June 5, at 5 pm. (There's also a meeting next week, June 9,...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

9MM NEW FUNDING SOURCE FOR PUSD JUST LOCATED TODAY!

I just located $8,994,732.00 of NEW FUNDING for PUSD!!!! There were 9,651 Yes votes for Measure G 9,651 times $233...

Original post made by GREAT NEWS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1194 Views

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Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1373 Views

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Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1419 Views

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Auctions end today. Did you get your bid in yet?

The most recent group of auctions are ending tonight. Luxury Cabin, Trade as One purse, Comprehensive Financial Plan,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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Last minute steals to be had! Wii Games, Nintendo DS games.....

The auctions end in 2 hours! I JUST listed even more items! DS Games, Wii Games, MORE Twisted Silver jewelry, Pottery,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

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Hearst Elementary and Major Mold Issues:

In reading the PUBLIC report, posted on PUSD site: The buildings have had roof leaks and have existing major stucco crack...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

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Of Note

<B>Four Pleasanton employers recognized by heart association Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6269...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

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PUSD and APT negotiation process starting

At the upcoming PUSD Board of Trustees meeting (Oct 27), agenda item 14.2 is for PUSD and the APT to present their initial...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1216 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 | 1301 Views

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Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

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San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1442 Views

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Superintendent search firm schedules community workshops

On Wednesday, January 6, at 7 p.m., the consulting firm of Hazard, Young, and Attea & Associates, LTD (HYA) will hold a...

Original post made by Mom on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1342 Views

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Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3566 Views

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10-year-old cancer survivor raises money for research

As medicine and technology improve, there are, fortunately, more and more people who can say they survived cancer. But Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by bonnniee, on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:15 am | 1 comment | 1442 Views

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Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery, circuitous?

Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery and circuitous are probably not words in most people's daily lexicon, but they were a breeze...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Charlie and Muriel Kahsen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1368 Views

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Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views
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