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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 Home Grown, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 159 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 | 14827 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. 2060 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 Oct 3, 2021 at 1:56 pm | 12 comments | 4911 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 | 1916 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 | 3986 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 | 4812 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 | 6361 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 | 3306 Views

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School is in session at Pleasanton Unified

Though perhaps more anticipated than previous years, it was a mostly normal scene when students came back last week for the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2021
Last comment by Todd, on Aug 26, 2021 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 3345 Views

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Livermore: Anti-mask speakers urge school board to drop mandate for students

A group of Livermore residents and parents addressed the LVJUSD board last week expressing their concerns about students...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2021
Last comment by John, on Aug 24, 2021 at 9:23 pm | 7 comments | 3491 Views

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Rotary Club of Pleasanton Gives $61,000 to Local Students

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton awarded $41,687 to 11 local high school students and $20,000 to 8 local college students. This...

Original post made by [email protected] on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by David Pascualy, on Aug 16, 2021 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 630 Views

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Pleasanton high schooler improves the quality of life in Muchende Village - Zambia

For years, the women of the Muchende village in the Mumbwa district in Zambia, have had no maternity services. Many of them...

Original post made by Krishnan Jagadheesh on Aug. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 772 Views

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PUSD board to consider increasing Horizon program fees to avert layoffs

After facing staff layoffs earlier this year, the long-running Horizon Early Education Center may be headed towards recovery,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by LanceM, on Aug 12, 2021 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

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Amador Valley High breaks ground on new shade structure

Amador Valley High School broke ground Wednesday on construction for a new shade structure that will provide students some...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 20, 2021 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 5847 Views

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Livermore high schools to offer three new 'equity-focused' courses

High school students attending Livermore public schools will have three new equity-focused elective options this fall following...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4330 Views

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PUSD eyes academic equity with grading practice overhaul

A proposal to overhaul grading practices at Pleasanton Unified School District became a broader discussion about ensuring...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:33 am | 19 comments | 8916 Views

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PUSD union staff 'disgusted' by pay increases for upper administration

Amid negotiations with both collective bargaining groups at PUSD (and heavy criticism from some union members), the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Michael Austin , on Jul 7, 2021 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 7758 Views

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Pleasanton: City names new teen poet laureate

Pleasanton has named Amador Valley High School senior Nikita Jayaprakash to be the city's 2021-22 teen poet laureate after...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer Pauli, on Jun 30, 2021 at 3:12 am | 2 comments | 6013 Views

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Foothill High Students Awarded Rotary North Scholarships

Reflecting their outstanding academic performance, school activities and community service, three graduating seniors from...

Original post made by Jim Brice on Jun. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 666 Views
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