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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 | 3277 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 | 3261 Views

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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 | 2992 Views

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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 | 2330 Views

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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 | 3774 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 | 3565 Views

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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 | 3693 Views

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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 | 3918 Views

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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 | 3771 Views

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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 | 3653 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 | 3976 Views

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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 | 1938 Views

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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 | 4664 Views

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Cash-out refinancing practices get first PUSD review

Pleasanton school board members got an earful Tuesday night about cash-out refinancings done by the district, as a consultant...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by another resident, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 12 comments | 4306 Views

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Alternative Education Programs with PUSD

Tonights Board report failed to give us a picture of who the students are that make up the enrollment of the Alternative...

Original post made by Sally on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by p-town mom and teacher, on Jul 19, 2011 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 3788 Views

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Citizens committee to recommend oversight for future bond issues

It took more meetings than originally planned, but a citizens committee formed to look into cash-out refinancing will issue...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 12 comments | 3703 Views

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U.S. News Best High Schools in 2012

Congrats to the Dublin school district. But, we ALL know that the Tri-Valley schools should receive a slap on the back...

Original post made by dublinmike on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 11, 2012 at 6:17 am | 12 comments | 3635 Views

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Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools with a complete list of the students who...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 12 comments | 30533 Views

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Superintendent arbitrarily eliminates month and a half of instruction time for primary grades 1, 2 and 3

Pleasanton just sent out an email slashing instructional time for Grades 1 through 3. Pupils in primary grades 1-3 will...

Original post made by Kids Deserve Better on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kids Deserve Better, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:50 am | 12 comments | 3578 Views

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'Race to Nowhere' is showing tonight at Valley Community Church

"Race to Nowhere," an award-winning documentary that highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:08 am | 12 comments | 8613 Views
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