https://pleasantonweekly.com/square/print/2022/07/28/pleasanton-school-board-to-vote-on-advancing-395m-bond-to-november-election


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Pleasanton school board to vote on advancing $395M bond to November election

Original post made on Jul 28, 2022

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider approving a resolution on Thursday that would order a school bond measure election this November for a newly reduced total of $395 million.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 28, 2022, 7:00 AM

Comments

Posted by Barbara Costello
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 28, 2022 at 11:44 am

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No, no and no again to more bond measures for the PUSD. They are not good stewards of the money they have and they are not transparent. They are counting on new residents of Pleasanton to fall for this since those of us who have lived here for 20 years or more have heard this before.


Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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The smallest age group in Pleasanton is the SENIORS.

Seniors will pay a minimum 0f 17 percent of this bond measures, upwards to a maximum of 26 percent of this bond measure.

The SENIORS are being taxed out of their homes; the SENIORS are being tax to end their life's.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 29, 2022 at 6:33 am

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Absolutely not.

They’ve failed to deliver on the past promises of bonds. Where is our new school? Where is the district re zoning to better balance impacted classrooms? I’ll gladly invest in our schools when these board members deliver on all previous bond commitments…..don’t tell me you have when you promised a school and built a fence instead.

“Enrollment is down” - yet every house turning over brings in a younger family with school age kids……..not adding up.

No no no

This is about securing a revenue stream not doing what’s right for our students/teachers


Posted by A parent
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 29, 2022 at 11:21 am

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Registration completed today, PTA asked for $250 to their general fund at Hearst. Everyone has their hands out, not sure where this money is spent, although I have seen numerous PUSD social media paid ads? Maybe that's where the money goes? At this point we are considering pulling our 3 kids from PUSD and moving them all to private. Apparently we aren't the only ones according to pleasanton weekly over 500 students have left PUSD elementary schools, since 2019. It just doesn't make sense to keep pouring money into a district that is spending money on things like running ads on social media. School Board, do better, PTAs, please lower your ask.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 29, 2022 at 7:56 pm

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We are going private as well


Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Jul 30, 2022 at 7:31 am

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And there is the question, how many Pleasanton children have transferred to another district or gone private?


Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 30, 2022 at 11:44 am

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I hear often what great schools are in Pleasanton, students achieve in Pleasanton schools. Are those stories true? Or are those stories just stories.

I ask because I happen to know the PUSD board has been misaligned for more than a dozen years. The PUSD board has said one thing and done another, the PUSD board at times have maliciously been nontransparent.

When floating bonds PUSD board inserted language that stated what they intended the bond for is not true. The PUSD board and its leadership have fringed around violating the Brown act, have ventured into Brown Act violation.

Now the PUSD board and its leadership want to tax seniors out of their homes with this new bond. How criminal will we allow the PUSD board, and its leadership get before it is too late?


Posted by SHale99
a resident of Village High School
on Jul 30, 2022 at 1:26 pm

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gosh, almost makes one wonders exactly who votes the board members in?

Oh, the voters do. ;)