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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ahmadi's Inappropriate Behavior

I was taken back by the blob posting of Tim Hunt that Superintendent Ahmadi was at the election party for Larson and Bowser...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 23, 2014
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PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 4070 Views

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Will someone please post approved PUSD textbooks by subject?

Given that the controversial Common Core program is being implemented in the PUSD, I am curious to learn what the approved...

Original post made by curious on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 369 Views

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School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Funny, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 3244 Views

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School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 317 Views

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Vintage Hills students fight world hunger

Students from Vintage Hills Elementary helped fight world hunger Friday by partnering with Kids Against Hunger for a school-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kelly , on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

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Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 2368 Views

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Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 2564 Views

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Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 6838 Views

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Teacher Tenure - Time's "Rotten Apples" article

The article entitled "Rotten Apples" from a couple of weeks ago attracted so much attention that Time Magazine decided to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Nov. 6, 2014
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Thank you, Country Fair!

Thank you to the anonymous family's who contributed a total of $32.80 to my daughter's UNICEF collection box on Halloween....

Original post made by Unicef Dad on Nov. 6, 2014
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Please read "Rotten Apples" in Time magazine and vote for Marshall Tuck

Please read this article...the issue is not just limited to CA, it's nationwide. But as-goes-California-so-goes-the-nation,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:48 am | 7 comments | 427 Views

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Pleasanton Fake School Operator Susan Su Sentenced to 16 Years in Federal Prison

http://www.justice.gov/usao/can/news/2014/2014_11_03_su.sentenced.press.html PUSD Deputy Superintendent signed a lease...

Original post made by Pleasanton resident on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Trisha, on Nov 4, 2014 at 5:55 am | 3 comments | 608 Views

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Pleasanton prepares to vote Tuesday

While Pleasanton voters will be watching the national returns, the excitement locally will focus mainly on a number of too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by GatorCountry, on Nov 3, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 39 comments | 3901 Views

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Un-Schooling

I've heard about this practice but I still don't know what it is. Apparently it involves letting kids stay home and do whatever...

Original post made by Da Man on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 488 Views

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Mayors, regional leaders celebrate completion of 1st phase of widened Highway 84

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne joined other city, civic and regional leaders this week in officially marking the completion...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by philip a santos, on Nov 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 13 comments | 2790 Views

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Common Core - How Gov't Took Control Over Our Schools

Do you see the similarities with our existing public schools...especially Common Core that nationalizes schooling. This...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 1, 2014 at 9:46 am | 7 comments | 497 Views

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Your opinion on Common Core:

Do you like Common Core? Or not?...

Original post made by JJ on Nov. 1, 2014
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3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Roggerlee, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

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Vandalism at Walnut Grove causes safety, privacy concerns

Some recent events involving minor vandalism to cars parked at Walnut Grove Elementary School have caused the school and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CarPark, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 17 comments | 4302 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,712 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,261 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 212 views