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Pleasanton PTA Council drives this Parcel Tax Campaign?

Pleasanton PTA Council web site states that PTA's can take an active roles in campaign. Does that mean that PTA Council...

Original post made by old crow on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 11 comments | 3316 Views

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Can the topics surrounding the Parcel Tax be posted separately?

I'm one of the Pleasanton parents on the fence about the parcel tax. Before the vote, I'm trying to learn as much as I can...

Original post made by On the Fence on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 16 comments | 3292 Views

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Honesty in the Dollars for Parcel Tax

I would like all of the school parent organizations in Pleasanton to disclose on this thread how much money was donated to...

Original post made by paula on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 42 comments | 3834 Views

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Pink Slip Friday

Hundreds of teachers, faculty, administrators, students and parents today showed their support for a school parcel tax on...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 22 comments | 4877 Views

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WEAR GREEN TO SHOW YOUR OPPOSITION TO RAISING TAXES

If you oppose raising taxes, wear green on Tuesday, March 17. GREEN: the color of YOUR money....

Original post made by John Adams on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 3524 Views

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Teachers Bringing Pink Slip Issues Into the Classroom

Just out of curiosity, would you find it inappropriate if your child's teacher constantly talked about losing their job to...

Original post made by Concerned About Teacher Behavior on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 148 comments | 8798 Views

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IN SPITE of existing parcel tax, Dublin increases class sizes

This is information provided on PUSD FAQs page: Which districts around us receive funding from a parcel tax? How much...

Original post made by Ruby D on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 14, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 6 comments | 2956 Views

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Performance-based Teacher Compensation

This isn't meant to be a parcel tax discussion. It's an attempt to look at how to align teacher compensation with educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 13, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 4 comments | 3450 Views

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Of Note

<B>Teen attends Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference </B> Ashley Rodondi, a junior at Amador Valley High School, attended...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Important to know, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3619 Views

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Teen Drug Overdose This weekend

I am hearing that there was Amador students partying in Ruby Hill this weekend and one was taken by ambulance to the hospital...

Original post made by Rich on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 10 comments | 3943 Views

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Worth reading: Obama, taking on unions, backs teacher merit pay

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090310/ap_on_go_pr_wh/obama_education By PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writer Philip Elliott,...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by No Remorse, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:52 am | 6 comments | 4434 Views

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Pay to Play will be a Reality

As a member of the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC), I was asked to Chair the Athletics sub committee. In the last few weeks...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 9 comments | 3876 Views

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SEX

at what age do we start letting our kids have sexual relationships with their partners??? i'm have two kids in high school...

Original post made by Questioning momie on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by really?, on Mar 10, 2009 at 9:40 am | 9 comments | 3564 Views

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what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 3983 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:56 am | 29 comments | 4849 Views

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Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 149 comments | 7639 Views

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SRV stuns Falcons in soccer loss

In a stunning upset, the Foothill girls varsity soccer team's Cinderella season ended Saturday night. Foothill coach Ron...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by A former ref, on Mar 7, 2009 at 8:30 am | 32 comments | 4852 Views

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How do you parents handle teens and their cellphone/texting behavior?

Just curious what rules any of you have on your teens' cellphone use. My daughters (13 and 16) are convinced I am the world's...

Original post made by Big Meanie on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 4151 Views

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Foothill parents and fans, we should be embarrassed

Last Saturday night, at the end of a game and the end of the season, our lady Falcon soccer team laid on the ground, brokenhearted...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Official, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:56 am | 35 comments | 4905 Views

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Parcel Tax

I am happy to pay more to keep our schools as great as they are, despite the financial burden. We all have to consider...

Original post made by Gretchen on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Mar 4, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 45 comments | 4152 Views
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