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Pleasanton Unified students can return after Alameda County reaches red tier

Original post made on Jan 29, 2021

As case rates of COVID-19 continue to slow in Alameda County, the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees voted on Thursday night to have K-12 students return for in-person learning once the county is in the red tier.

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Posted by Don Dad
a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Jan 29, 2021 at 6:24 pm

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We need to separate outdoor sports from the tier analysis, unlock the gates to the fields, and let the kids play! Safe and successful protocols have been developed by over 40 states that are back playing! The protocols are not rocket science. Players, families, and communities of teams are motivated to be safe to allow the games to go on.

My daughter has been playing and training for her outdoor sport since September, both practicing and in competition. Her club coach has adapted his practice plans to fit Covid protocols and has rotated between 4 different locations. The only competitive activity has been in ARIZONA, and although restrictions were loosely monitored, WE HAVE NOT HEARD OF OR BEEN CONFRONTED WITH ONE CASE OF COVID THAT COULD BE RELATED TO HER SPORT!

PUSD and APT....we understand your concerns, and sometimes it's scary to pull the band aid off. You just need to LOOK AT THE DATA REGARDING THE TRANSMISSION RATES AND INFECTION RESULTS OF YOUTH, AND, IN PARTICULAR, HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS!

The clock is ticking for the teams of '20-'21. Revise the tiers for high school sports.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 29, 2021 at 7:03 pm

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Not good enough.

We are not Oakland. What are you doing pusd to divorce us from Oakland’s fate?

Pleasanton students should be in the classroom now.

Listen to the science, not artificial requirements

Posted by Bill Brasky
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Feb 1, 2021 at 10:50 am

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When do they update the tiers? It appears our rolling 7 day average for positive tests in Alameda has been under 8% since 1/15/21.

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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Feb 1, 2021 at 9:04 pm

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Make your voice heard.

Survey for pusd by parents, not the other way around

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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Feb 1, 2021 at 10:54 pm

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It is now time to open the Pleasanton schools for in-person classes. As the San Jose Mercury News has recently reported, schools in Marin County and Palo Alto, as well as several private schools and charter schools throughout the Bay Area, have been open since last fall with essentially no cases of virus transmission in these schools. Also, there is well-documented evidence that schools have been able to safely stay open in other parts of the US, Europe and in Asia during the pandemic. We can no longer let irrational fear deny our children a quality education. Instead, let the scientific data and our medical doctors guide us to safely reopen our schools. As parents, we are asking ourselves, if other public and private schools in the Bay Area have reopened successfully, why cannot Pleasanton? The number of COVID-19 cases in our community is very low. Pleasanton is not Oakland, nor is it South Los Angeles. Far from it.

Posted by eledge
a resident of Vineyard Hills
on Feb 2, 2021 at 11:07 am

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We need to move ahead with primary and secondary re-opening once in the red tier which aligns with the state guidelines. The full Hybrid model has already been approved by the board and the APT. Both San Ramon and Livermore are poised and ready and we need to be as well. The CDC, WHO as well as MANY medical experts have provided clear guidance that schools can and should be open.

Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Feb 2, 2021 at 12:27 pm

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The purple red tier definition is the problem. Schools in Pleasanton will not open this school year if we hold to waiting for Alameda county to achieve red tier - its a mathematical impossibility based on the red tier infection rate per 100k residents.

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