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PUSD reps rally in Sacramento for full and fair funding in education

 

Pleasanton Unified School District stakeholders, including Superintendent David Haglund and trustees Joan Laursen and Jamie Yee, were among the scores of East Bay education advocates who rallied at the State Capitol on April 3 in Sacramento during PUSD's spring break.

Students, educators and community members called upon the state to increase public education funding, and launched a social media campaign using the hashtag #FundCAEd.

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Posted by Name hidden
a resident of Bonde Ranch

on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:13 am

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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Apr 16, 2019 at 8:24 am

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It is great to see this direct action in Sacramento. The topic shouldn’t just be full funding. Imagine how good budgets would be across the state if just pension liabilities were fixed.


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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
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on Apr 16, 2019 at 10:18 am

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How much of that funding goes to the students vs salaries/retirement benefits?


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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Apr 16, 2019 at 10:46 am

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PP, Here’s a link to the recent (March 12, 2019) Second Interim Report (see Slide 14–note deficit spending): Web Link


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