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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 | 3591 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 | 3358 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 | 6602 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 | 6232 Views

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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 | 781 Views

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Guest Opinion: Pleasanton Unified leadership is cheating students

By putting their own interests first, and by undermining teachers, Pleasanton Unified School District leaders are creating...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 5, 2021 at 10:47 am | 20 comments | 12356 Views

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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 KathleenRuegsegger, on Oct 27, 2021 at 9:02 am | 26 comments | 2567 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 | 22625 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. 2386 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 Sep 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm | 11 comments | 5219 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 | 2069 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 | 4227 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 | 5019 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 | 6536 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 | 3557 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 | 3532 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 | 3667 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 | 722 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. 884 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 | 2554 Views
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