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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 5844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids are taking over our forum

I don't know if ir's just me, but it seems that a many comments are being made by some kids who are mocking our serious dicussions....

Original post made by Molly on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 4, 2009 at 4:48 am | 12 comments | 3040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers agree to a 2-day layoff if parcel tax passes

The Association of Pleasanton Teachers--the teachers' union--has announced that its members have voted by a two-thirds majority...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 5:59 am | 12 comments | 3369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Speak for those who are too young to vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5426 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:30 pm | 12 comments | 3432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dirty Politics in a Community of Character - Continued

This message is in response to "Get Educated" in the category "Dirty Politics in a Community of Character". I do not want...

Original post made by foothill parent on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Archie & Jughead, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 12 comments | 3504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G - vote by mail ballot

Something that might interest both sides - it appears even if you're registered to vote by mail for the general elections...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 3692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can local businesses help fund our schools?

Businesses can and do donate to our school district as well as to our two educational foundations, Pleasanton Partners In...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 3193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Members

My friends and I were talking the other day about how the parcel tax issue has really divided the community. One friend...

Original post made by Having some fun on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 28, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 12 comments | 3163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frustrated by School Funding? Control what you can.

The news was grim at Tuesday’s Pleasanton School Board meeting. The budget shortfall has now grown from 9.7M to an estimated...

Original post made by Dan Copenhagen on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 12 comments | 3175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Internet Harassement Laws

The Code of Civil Procedure law on Civil Harassment Orders (Section 527.6) defines harassment as: unlawful violence;...

Original post made by BackTheBadge on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 12 comments | 2882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terrorists winning in Pleasanton

On September the eleventh, 2001, the worst terrorist attack in the history of mankind was inflicted on our proud United States...

Original post made by Patriot on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 12 comments | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill among 5 in area given top high school honors

Five Tri-Valley schools have been awarded Silver medals as part of US News & World Reports' annual assessment of the country's...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Dec 19, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 3634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SF offers $6 million to help school district meet $113-mllion budget shortfall

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Supervisor Bevan Dufty Friday announced that about $6 million will be provided to the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 12 comments | 3412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon, a district with a parcel tax is making big cuts to programs

To "A reader" and all those who claimed San Ramon would be better off because of its parcel tax, please read: http://www.PleasantonWeekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3652 It...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 3529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union volunteers marching to Sacramento

Nearly two weeks into a seven-week march from Bakersfield to Sacramento to advocate for reinvestment in public education...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Suspicious, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 12 comments | 3747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs, state school districts sue state for under-funding California's education system

A group of individuals, state education associations, and school districts throughout California announced Thursday that...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Wow!, on May 24, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 3603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Contract negotiations on tonight's Pleasanton school district agenda

People may get their first chance to hear where things stand in contract negotiations between the school district and the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 12 comments | 3516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Receive 2.7% Pay Raise-NOT!

See info below regarding tentative agreements between PSUD and the teachers union. Recently there was another topic that...

Original post made by Get Your Facts Straight on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Longtime resident, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 12 comments | 3890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The mini tea baggers take down Pleasanton Schools again.

Well congrats to the anti measure E group again for defeating a $98 a year parcel tax in our rich and safe community. As...

Original post made by bill on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven, on May 9, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 12 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payment at Registration

I agree with another post that said the same people keep donating over and over.....I am one of those. I donate because...

Original post made by Parent of 3 on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hoss, on May 11, 2011 at 12:07 am | 12 comments | 4566 Views
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