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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 83 comments | 8522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 6154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High prom facing fundraising shortfalls

Foothill High School's annual end-of-year dance extravaganzas for the junior and senior classes may see some changes in the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 13, 2018 at 12:12 pm | 82 comments | 7834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents against proposed calendar modifications in Pleasanton schools

The district's boardroom was standing-room only with parents eager to learn more and voice their opinions about the non-traditional...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 82 comments | 10790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs

Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Go Paige Go Mark, on Aug 11, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 80 comments | 22168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2011
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 80 comments | 7313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools could face more than $5-million in new cuts, board learns last night

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told last night that it could face as much...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 am | 79 comments | 6694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you plan to vote on state taxes for schools?

Have you decided on how you are voting on the upcoming tax measures that say they will help schools? Are you going for Jerry...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FedUpMom, on May 3, 2012 at 9:12 am | 79 comments | 5661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by JoAnna Jensen , on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 79 comments | 15016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 79 comments | 7492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 6869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What the heck is PUSD's Core Academic Instruction Parcel Tax

Looking at the agenda for the 2/1 PUSD Special Board Meeting, is agenda item 5.1 Report, Discussion and Possible Action to...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:55 am | 79 comments | 4768 Views

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Elderly Care Facility in neighborhood

The home located at 6839 Singletree Court is being turned into a State ran elderly care facility. This will no doubt lower...

Original post made by Joseph S DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Edna Giannotti, on Dec 3, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 79 comments | 10503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 5941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 6262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Middle School told to do better job teaching Hispanic students

Pleasanton Middle School has to do a better job of teaching math to Hispanic students, according to a state review of test...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by lisa, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 77 comments | 8116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town Unified School District Notice Of Public Meeting

Due to all the discussion related to speeding kids and parents at Amador during drop-off and pick-up -- as well as the comments...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 77 comments | 6394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax to be decided tonight

Tonight the PUSD school board will decide whether to move forward with a parcel tax. While it is likely they will vote in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 77 comments | 4287 Views

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Private school parents Support Measure E

Even though I pay $15,000+ each to send my children to private school (here in Pleasanton), myself and other Carden West...

Original post made by Nancy Johnson on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 77 comments | 5350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 76 comments | 14630 Views
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