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Pleasanton Unified and APT prepare for more negotiations

Original post made on Dec 23, 2021

The Pleasanton school board marked their final meeting of 2021 by holding two public hearings on upcoming negotiations with both of Pleasanton Unified School District's collective bargaining units last week.

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Posted by Jeff
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 23, 2021 at 4:14 pm

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Are you kidding me Trustee Miller? This reminds me of what Donald trump said about the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. - "That there are very fine people on both sides." You're right about one thing - that the Board, the Sup, and cabinet owe teachers an apology. You're handling of the situation was divisive and and irresponsible. Teachers had every right to be upset. Requesting an apology is comical. It's also undeserved and misguided.


Posted by Smoke and Mirrors
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 24, 2021 at 9:45 am

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Trustee Miller, a sincere apology should be unconditional and not include the words 'maybe', 'perhaps', and 'expected'. In part, your apology should have read, "For not displaying the level of respect that is deserved." At that point you should have stopped talking. To say that you "await an apology" makes you appear pompous. APT do not owe you anything. "Healing" can only begin when you and your fellow trustees afford teachers the same respect given to the Superintendent and cabinet.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Dec 25, 2021 at 12:03 pm

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Im the first to say the teachers union is the biggest inhibitor to quality (equity) education and breakthroughs to.

That said, the board one upped the union over the past year. Time for a change on the administrative side if we ever want a meaningful change on the union side.

The union is in the right here in their frustration


Posted by Wow
a resident of Birdland
on Dec 28, 2021 at 8:49 pm

Wow is a registered user.

Trustee Miller:
I will absolutely apologize to you as a teacher in PUSD. But first I want Assistant Superintendent Julio Hernandez to apologize to both the district, board, and teachers for putting us in a position to have to authorize a strike. Your inaction allowed him to awaken the giant and we will not settle for less than PUSD deserves.


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