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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 1860 Views

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California Will Be Conservative Afterall READ:

Topic: (&KIDS) This should make the conservatives PROUD! Does this make sense? Who is goint to bail out the hospitals when...

Original post made by Rose on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 18 comments | 1649 Views

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shorten the school year, Mercury News recommends

I would like to hear reactions to this San Jose Mercury News editorial from Sunday's paper. Editorial: Shorten school...

Original post made by sandy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2209 Views

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Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 2381 Views

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Thank You P-Towners - the auctions have been a success!

Thank you to all who have been following the online auctions to support Pleasanton Schools! http://ilovepleasantonschools.blogspot.com/ We...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Additional information, on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 2310 Views

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Board votes to fund music, counseling and reading specialists

Even though Measure G failed in June, some of the programs and positions supporters hoped to save will be at least partially...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 2000 Views

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Drivers, Please Slow Down For The Students!!!!

Between 7:50 am and 8:10 am the intersection of Santa Rita and Black Avenue is very congested with drivers, bicycle riders...

Original post made by Alisal Parent on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 5354 Views

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Young bicyclist struck by truck on Greenwood Road

A 14-year-old Pleasanton girl is reportedly still in the hospital after being hit by a truck near Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sarah S, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2298 Views

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A different type of education

Though people might think being home schooled eventually gets isolating, Amy, a Pleasanton tenth-grader, and her sister Rebecca,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 1986 Views

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Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 6208 Views

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Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 2236 Views

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Pleasanton school board selects Fremont assistant suprintendent to head its schools

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3997 posted Thursday, April 29, 2010, 4:41...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by It's fremont's HUGE LOSS, on May 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 1673 Views

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Amador vs. Foothill boys in NCS final Saturday, but . . . .

Congratulations to the boys varsity volleyball teams at Amador and Foothill. They will meet Saturday in the NCS finals at...

Original post made by Volleyball fan on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Person, on May 23, 2010 at 9:14 am | 18 comments | 1937 Views

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Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 3476 Views

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Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1876 Views

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A Better Way to Support Schools

As we all well know, schools need our financial help. A Parcel Tax is not the way to do it. For one thing a parcel tax...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, on Feb 8, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 18 comments | 2816 Views

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Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 2242 Views

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Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 5183 Views

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Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 7011 Views
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