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Pleasanton Unified cabinet given crash course on interest-based bargaining

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees recently received a crash course on a new approach to navigating...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by KathleenRuegsegger, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 57 Views

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PUSD reviews proposed trustee area boundaries

Three different maps proposed for use in future Pleasanton Unified School District trustee board elections were given an...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by dknute, on Jan 12, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 4038 Views

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Tri-Valley students will be provided no-cost at-home COVID tests

All four Tri-Valley school districts received COVID-19 antigen home test kits to provide students returning to school after...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 6, 2022 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 3808 Views

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Pleasanton Unified and APT prepare for more negotiations

The Pleasanton school board marked their final meeting of 2021 by holding two public hearings on upcoming negotiations with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2021
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 28, 2021 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 3531 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves 4.5% pay raise for classified workers

Pleasanton Unified School District's classified staff members received a 4.5% salary increase for the 2021-22 school year,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jimmy The Jet, on Dec 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 4413 Views

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Where to put new homes? Pleasanton officials plan special Housing Element meeting

With several thousand new units of housing being assigned to Pleasanton's sixth cycle Housing Element update, officials are...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Dec 1, 2021 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 4997 Views

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School board ratifies new contract between Pleasanton Unified and teachers union

Months of tense negotiations between the Pleasanton Unified School District and the Association of Pleasanton Teachers came...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 24, 2021 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 3906 Views

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4.5% pay raise among key provisions in deal between Pleasanton Unified, teachers union

A 4.5% salary increase, a $2,000 bonus for last year and some class size reductions at the elementary level are among key...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 17, 2021 at 11:21 am | 6 comments | 7073 Views

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Pleasanton Unified, teachers union negotiators reach tentative agreement

Less than a month after a strike was authorized by its members, the Association of Pleasanton Teachers has reached a tentative...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:30 pm | 14 comments | 7040 Views

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Why would one want to teach in Pleasanton?

In PUSD the superintendent and his cabinet have secured extremely generous raises for themselves before settling with their...

Original post made by Jeff Keller on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 888 Views

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Guest Opinion: Pleasanton Unified leadership is cheating students

By putting their own interests first, and by undermining teachers, Pleasanton Unified School District leaders are creating...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 5, 2021 at 10:47 am | 20 comments | 12813 Views

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Salaries and benefits for the PUSD superintendent and assistants

This information is a matter of public record; however, it's remarkably hard to find. Most people aren't aware of the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by KathleenRuegsegger, on Oct 27, 2021 at 9:02 am | 26 comments | 2811 Views

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Pleasanton teachers union votes 'overwhelmingly' to authorize strike

After months of tense labor negotiations, members of the Association of Pleasanton Teachers 'overwhelmingly' authorized a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 32 comments | 23801 Views

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Las Positas College breaks ground on new Measure A projects

Las Positas College in Livermore will soon have an academic support and office building, public safety complex/advanced manufacturing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2738 Views

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Pratt appointed interim principal at Walnut Grove Elementary

Walnut Grove Elementary School has new leadership as of several weeks ago, but with a face that will be familiar to students...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton mama, on Sep 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm | 11 comments | 5482 Views

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Equity gaps are focus of special Pleasanton Unified board meeting on Tuesday

Pleasanton Unified School District's recent progress toward removing systemic academic barriers and improving educational...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 22, 2021 at 5:03 am | 4 comments | 2197 Views

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Pleasanton Unified proceeding with plans for by-trustee-area elections

The Pleasanton school board will work through a range of items, from by-trustee-area elections to site improvement projects...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 17, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 7 comments | 4455 Views

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Pleasanton school board ponders merits, drawbacks of area-based elections

Pleasanton voters may select the next Board of Trustees representatives from a pool of geographically-determined candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2021
Last comment by Support our teachers, on Sep 9, 2021 at 10:07 am | 12 comments | 5247 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Foothill bids farewell to longtime football scoreboard operator Isaacs

When Foothill High School's opening night football win over Castro Valley came to an end on Aug. 30, it also ended one heck...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by bill, on Sep 8, 2021 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 6764 Views

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Dublin trustees greenlight $115 million Emerald High budget boost

Dublin Unified School District's planned second comprehensive high school received a $115 million boost for building costs...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by VAB , on Sep 1, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 3788 Views
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