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Pleasanton school board to vote on purchasing Hacienda office building for $23.5 million

Pleasanton Unified School District trustees are set to discuss entering into a $23.5 million sales agreement to acquire the...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 12, 2022 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 3203 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Amador Valley diver Garman dominates field at sections

Amador Valley junior diver Scott Garman is making a mockery of both the East Bay Athletic League and North Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Kelly French, on May 11, 2022 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union rallies at Dublin High, district HQ in midst of negotiations

Dublin educators and community members rallied at district headquarters and Dublin High School this week, with the goal of...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2022
Last comment by Pton Resident, on Apr 29, 2022 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2584 Views

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PUSD board to discuss more optimistic budget update

Trustees at the Pleasanton Unified School District are set to hear the latest news on the district's finances in a presentation...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2022 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1636 Views

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Livermore school district's parcel tax election to move forward following lawsuit

After facing a lawsuit filed by two local taxpayer groups, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District's May 3 special...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Naveed Khan, on Mar 8, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 3981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CPC Danville offers Four $3,000 College Scholarships to High School Seniors

CPC Danville, a community church in the San Ramon Valley, is offering college scholarships to four graduating high school...

Original post made by FOR the Valley Staff on Mar. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 533 Views

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PUSD to review additional trustee-boundary draft map

The Pleasanton Unified School District's Board of Trustees is set for a fourth public hearing on options for new map boundaries...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by Done, on Feb 24, 2022 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1814 Views

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Enrollment down 700 students at Pleasanton Unified over past five years

Pleasanton Unified School District has lost approximately 700 students over the past five years, particularly at the elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by Former PUSD Family, on Feb 17, 2022 at 10:22 am | 10 comments | 2697 Views

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Fee increases give Horizon and STEAM Preschool needed boost, but future still unclear

The long-running Horizon Early Education Center and STEAM Preschool raised attendance fees nearly six months ago, but it...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by PUSD Citizen, on Feb 3, 2022 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2698 Views

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Declining enrollment = declining revenue

Following a two-year stretch of leniency, Tri-Valley school districts face a potentially significant drop in revenue next...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 29, 2022 at 8:51 pm | 6 comments | 3997 Views

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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, on Jan 27, 2022 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1328 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 | 4515 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 | 4474 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 | 3962 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 | 4883 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 | 5451 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 | 4297 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 | 7592 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 | 7622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1023 Views
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