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DUSD Board Trustee Amy Miller will not seek re-election

The Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees will have at least one new member after the November general election,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Lori Beth E., on Aug 1, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 1436 Views

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Trustee Jamie Yee running to retain seat on Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton Unified School District Trustee Jamie Yee is the second incumbent to seek another four-year term on the school...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 15 comments | 2219 Views

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Parent volunteer, high-tech worker Chong Wang running for Pleasanton school board

Chong Wang is the latest local resident to seek one of three open seats on the Pleasanton Unified School District Board of...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 29, 2020 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 4090 Views

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Pleasanton USD will take learning online when school starts next month

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted during its Tuesday night meeting that all students...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2020
Last comment by Remote learning , on Jul 25, 2020 at 9:46 pm | 124 comments | 9123 Views

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DUSD shifts start of school year to full-time remote learning

The DUSD Board of Trustees voted to start the school year with full distance learning for at least six weeks in a 5-0 decision...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Wombat, on Jul 20, 2020 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 2206 Views

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Superintendent Marken abruptly resigns from Dublin Unified School District

Superintendent Dave Marken has handed in his resignation to the Dublin Unified School District Board of Trustees, marking...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by Joann, on Jul 15, 2020 at 11:08 pm | 16 comments | 10054 Views

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The choice model: Dublin Unified advances plan for reopening schools

Dublin Unified is moving forward with a plan to reopen schools in the fall that allows families to choose whether their student...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Margo, on Jul 15, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 13759 Views

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PUSD board to consider tentative plan for reopening local schools

When classes start next month, PUSD families will either choose an online-based learning option, or take the plunge and send...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by DoneDeal, on Jul 15, 2020 at 8:46 am | 13 comments | 5893 Views

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Pleasanton school board gets more clarity on reopening plans

A final strategy for reopening Pleasanton Unified School District in fall is still emerging, but it became clearer how that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by FUSD is distance learning this Fall, on Jul 14, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 231 comments | 10020 Views

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Bay Area victims' attorney seeks to oust legendary Pleasanton swim coach

An attorney representing several sexual abuse victims in a lawsuit has demanded the removal of Pleasanton Seahawks coach...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by that's a joke, on Jul 10, 2020 at 7:02 pm | 33 comments | 10177 Views

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Pleasanton: Eagle Scout Blake Kenney

Blake Kenney has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout although his Eagle Court of Honor was postponed due to the coronavirus...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Jul 1, 2020 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1519 Views

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PUSD return to school options; lack of accountability

PUSDs options don't seem to address how the teacher / student instructional hours are going to be accounted for. The...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 248 Views

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Pleasanton school board looking at scenarios for eventually reopening campuses

Three possible options for Pleasanton students learning in the upcoming year will be presented to the Board of Trustees at...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Gotoclass, on Jun 18, 2020 at 11:20 am | 52 comments | 8151 Views

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Schools should encourage but not require students to wear face coverings, draft guidance says

Students should be encouraged but not required to use face coverings when California schools reopen for classroom instruction,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Even 0.3% mortality means several dead in PUSD next year, on Jun 7, 2020 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 2358 Views

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Road to reopening Pleasanton schools remains unclear

What the upcoming school year will look like was the lingering question at an online meeting of the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl, on Jun 4, 2020 at 9:59 am | 32 comments | 7221 Views

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PUSD board approves pay bump for classified staff, postpones vote on cabinet raises

Pleasanton Unified School District staff will see a 2.75% pay raise after the trustees finalized a labor contract last week,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Ptown parent, on May 29, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2438 Views

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ACT/SAT tests no longer required for admission to UC schools

Required standardized testing has been suspended until at least fall 2024 for all freshman applicants to the University of...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Everyone Has Great Stats, on May 28, 2020 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1375 Views

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Child nutrition specialist Henninger wins PUSD Classified Employee of the Year

Child nutrition specialist Donna Henninger recently won the 2020 Pleasanton Unified School District Classified Employee of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Kerry Ayres, on May 21, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 2067 Views

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Dublin seventh-grader wins county spelling bee, qualifies for state championship

As one might expect from a spelling bee champion, Wells Middle School student Aanya Joshi is not short for words when it...

Original post made on May. 16, 2020
Last comment by Ronnie, on May 16, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2896 Views

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Big plans to expand preschool in California put on hold due to coronavirus

Gov. Gavin Newsom's big plans for expanding child care and preschool have hit a big roadblock -- the coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 15, 2020 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views
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