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Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by JT, 1 hour ago | 96 comments | 9330 Views

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School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by P-town Matt, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 2067 Views

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School board to discuss appointing interim superintendent, other next steps Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will consider appointing an interim superintendent and discuss the search process for hiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 2551 Views

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Pleasanton school board fires Superintendent Rick Rubino

Less than three weeks after being placed on paid administrative leave and barely six months into his tenure, Rick Rubino...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:04 am | 7 comments | 4135 Views

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Pleasanton school board fires Supt. Rick Rubino

The Pleasanton school board tonight voted unanimously to remove Rick Rubino from the position of superintendent, effective...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:25 am | 47 comments | 11111 Views

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Editorial: Here we go again with PUSD

The new year will bring challenges, uncertainty and opportunity. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/12/30/editorial-here-we-go-again-with-pusd...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Nils Erickson, on Jan 4, 2017 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 2864 Views

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No action at special school board meeting

The Pleasanton school board took no action after meeting for more than an hour in closed session Tuesday night to discuss...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 2582 Views

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Why is school in session all the way up to xmas eve

i think its ridiculous that our schools are still in session up to the day before christmas. This just seems to take all...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 28, 2016 at 11:43 am | 42 comments | 2556 Views

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Pleasanton school board trustees to take oath of office tonight

Re-elected Pleasanton school board members Valerie Arkin and Jamie Hintzke and newly-elected trustee Steve Maher will take...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Dec 13, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 1183 Views

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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. 424 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 | 1607 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 | 2417 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 | 186 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 | 2729 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 | 1118 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 | 1040 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 | 1241 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 | 2408 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 | 1796 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 | 423 Views
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School trustees move decisively
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 933 views