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Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by Save Pleasanton, 1 minute ago | 56 comments | 2805 Views

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School board to consider hiring superintendent search firm

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday is set to consider selecting Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 26, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 1238 Views

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PUSD schools acknowledged among California's best

Pleasanton public schools are among the top in California, according to rankings recently released by a website that rates...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jason, on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 4376 Views

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PUSD to explore building new elementary school on Neal property

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night took a step forward in planning for a new elementary school in the district, directing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

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School board to discuss enrollment projections, new elementary school

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night will take a look at the big picture for PUSD, as trustees are scheduled to discuss...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 1999 Views

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School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 9, 2017 at 11:33 am | 73 comments | 3722 Views

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Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 4126 Views

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Stratford School announces middle school expansion

Pleasanton's Stratford School is now accepting applications for its recently announced middle school, which will be added...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by SHale, on Jan 31, 2017 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 2002 Views

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UC Regents to vote today on first tuition hike in 5 years

The University of California Board of Regents will vote on the first tuition hikes for the system in five years at its meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 29, 2017 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1585 Views

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School Trip Funding

Many of our Pleasanton elementary schools offer overnight trips to places like the gold country town of Coloma. The funding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 1259 Views

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Pandora CPA to open Las Positas College speaker series

An Oakland-based certified public accountant will kick off Las Positas College's 5th annual Business and Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Steven Navarro, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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Officials celebrate start of recycled water plant expansion at ceremony

Tri-Valley officials and representatives of 11 public agencies gathered at the recycled water plant in Pleasanton Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by a Resident, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1389 Views

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PUSD trying to stop democracy in action.

Why does a school district try to stop students from showing America and how great it is? So typical. I guess this letter...

Original post made by School Board Censorship on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mabry, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 6 comments | 2479 Views

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School district accepting bond oversight committee applications

Community members interested in serving on the PUSD Measure I1 citizens bond oversight committee can apply now through Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 22, 2017 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1456 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 Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:07 am | 13 comments | 4880 Views

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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 Anonymous, on Jan 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 102 comments | 10635 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 | 3044 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 | 4625 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 | 11673 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 | 3117 Views
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