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Wikileaks / Forbes Magazine says Clinton Foundation Washington DC insiders pour about $17,000 in to fund Dublin school board member Megan Rouse's campaign war chest

John Podesta leaned on his DC insider friends associated with the Clinton Foundation to pony up money for a school board...

Original post made by pay to play on Nov. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 280 Views

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Foothill earns Best Delegation at Model UN conference

Tri-Valley students took home multiple awards from the 26th annual Contra Costa County Model United Nations Conference, held...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Aakaash, on Nov 10, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

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Teachers rally in support of state, local school funding measures

Members from the Association of Pleasanton Teachers rallied at schools across the city Tuesday in support of California Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Austerity_in_Gov, on Nov 2, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 14 comments | 2190 Views

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Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 6th at Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton. Sign up today!

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 6th, 2017 at Handles Gastropub in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Oct. 30, 2016
Last comment by Fairlands Father, on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 105 Views

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Pleasanton school board adopts new curriculum for students with dyslexia

Pleasanton school board trustees approved new curriculum for students with dyslexia and other reading difficulties at their...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Stu Shader, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2481 Views

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School board meets tonight on adult ed, curriculum for students with dyslexia

Adult and career education, deferred maintenance and curriculum for students with dyslexia are among the subjects Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by HartParent, on Oct 25, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

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Head of the Class: Connor connects at Walnut Grove

During class time, you're likely to find the principal of Walnut Grove Elementary School in his office, which is adorned...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Nic_Baer, on Oct 21, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 950 Views

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'All for Music' show raises $10,000+ for schools' Educational Enrichment (PSEE) Foundation

Local families, residents and businesses recently joined together to raise more than $10,000 for the Pleasanton Schools Educational...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sophie Li, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1142 Views

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Pleasanton school district hosting community school tours

The Pleasanton school district is hosting community school tours to offer residents an overview of current facilities and...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Alisha, on Oct 13, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 2285 Views

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Pleasanton school board endorses Prop 55

The Pleasanton school board threw its support behind California's Proposition 55 on Monday evening, unanimously approving...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

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1 in 4 Pleasanton 8th Grade Students (25%) don't meet math standards

Can someone explain to me why in the just released Common Core test results, a full 26% of 8th grade students at Harvest...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 372 Views

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Oct 18 After-School Snacks Class: Healthy Halloween-Themed Snacks

On Tuesday, October 18 from 3:30pm-5pm, the Pleasanton Public Library will host a demonstration class geared to middle-school...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Oct. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 205 Views

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New Supt Rick Rubino

Just worried about his lack of presence with what's going on in the District - especially Harvest Park. He's very present...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Ptown mom, on Oct 1, 2016 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 1108 Views

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Pleasanton school board appoints new Harvest Park principal

The Pleasanton school board appointed Robin Munsell the new Harvest Park Middle School principal Tuesday night, less than...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Ring ring, on Sep 29, 2016 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 3271 Views

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Harvest Park Middle School principal abruptly resigns

Ethan Cheever, who took over as Harvest Park Middle School principal at the start of this school year, announced his resignation...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Chris47, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 48 comments | 8301 Views

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U.C. Berkeley financial aid advisor to discuss college funding at Pleasanton library today

“Funding Your College Education,” a workshop geared toward high school students and their parents, will be the theme...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Maritess Simmons, on Sep 21, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 989 Views

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No argument filed against Pleasanton school bond

Pleasanton voters will not be presented with a formal argument against the school district's bond measure when they cast...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 20, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 2604 Views

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Former PUSD HR officials' actions implicated in Superintendent ouster

Well, I am reading the termination notice sent by the law firm of Garcia Herandez and Sawhney to the fired superintendent...

Original post made by The truth comes out....finally on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 387 Views

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Swalwell defends ex-superintendent?

I read the SF Chronicle 's account of the fraud, lies, violence, spending of school district funds on political campaigns,...

Original post made by sleazefest on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Won't be voting for swalwell, on Sep 19, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 278 Views

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School board approves updated governance handbook, financial statements at meeting

At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Pleasanton school board approved a revised governance handbook and 2015-16 unaudited...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 17, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1400 Views
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