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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 8245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 4888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Election

Can someone tell me how many people are running for school board and who they are. What is the background of each?...

Original post made by Johnny Wang on Aug. 24, 2008
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Oct 13, 2008 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 3485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Superintendent Contract

Awhile back someone posted a link here to John Casey's contract on the PUSD website. Does anyone recall this and can someone...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 20, 2009 at 5:48 am | 17 comments | 3239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to identify $8.7M in school cuts tonight

While debate continues over a possible parcel tax, the school board must identify $8.7 million in reductions to maintain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mother, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 am | 17 comments | 3433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

$188k IS SOLAR PANEL COST - so far

When I first heard of (and confirmed) the error made by PUSD which required relocating the FHS solar panels at a cost of...

Original post made by Ann Martin on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 2713 Views

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Measure G Committee's Hate Mail to the Community

I see the Committee for Measure G spent their weekly advertising allocation (around $900?) on an angry rant entitled "Letter...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 5, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 17 comments | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union Eat Their Young!

Unions eat their young! Pleasanton's teachers union is no different, The teachers that did not receive pink slips...

Original post made by Unions eat their young! on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on May 8, 2009 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 2374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Sector Unions Growing Power

An outstanding analysis of the growing power of public sector unions is in the Wall Stree Journal's Editorial page. This...

Original post made by Ceasar on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bad Business, on May 15, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 2324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Schools Don't Need Teachers like Jerry Shelley

After reading the postings by former teacher Jerry Shelley, I am glad he is a former teacher! He may be a nice man, but...

Original post made by High School on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stinky12, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 17 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Measure G Fails

Will the PUSD heed the call of the community and cut spending in the areas that it should (i.e. S&C) or will it move forward...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 25, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 17 comments | 1796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 5/26/09 7 pm

School Board meeting this evening. Agenda and materials located here: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgendas.cfm Included...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 27, 2009 at 10:42 am | 17 comments | 2178 Views

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How Desperate, Measure G?

Today, I noticed Yes on G yard signs on city public property on the corner of Del Valle and Hopyard. This is clearly in violation...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 17 comments | 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to Save Class Size Reductions

PPIE should start a restricted, donation drive directed at the elementary school population. The money raised would only...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 2208 Views

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School Registration

I just wanted to comment on school registration and "proof of residency". Why is it that the schools only except utilties,...

Original post made by Me Too on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Good Idea, on Aug 24, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 17 comments | 1816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board selects Fremont assistant suprintendent to head its schools

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3997 posted Thursday, April 29, 2010, 4:41...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by It's fremont's HUGE LOSS, on May 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 17 comments | 1794 Views

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School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:12 am | 17 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Walk-Through" Registration-A Pleasanton Thing?

Someone posted on another thread here that they had never heard of a 'walk-through' registration process before moving to...

Original post made by Susan on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Beale, on Aug 19, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 17 comments | 2673 Views

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Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0aBkt8CPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBaVvLmoE38...

Original post made by AD on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by None of the Above, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 2491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Informational meeting on staggered start Tuesday June 26 at 5 pm in district board room

Who is going? Can you report back on what you learn?...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Livid, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 2659 Views
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