Around Pleasanton: PPIE's Pillars program aims at raising record-high contributions for schools | August 9, 2019 | Pleasanton Weekly | |

Pleasanton Weekly

Column - August 9, 2019

Around Pleasanton: PPIE's Pillars program aims at raising record-high contributions for schools

by Jeb Bing

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation will launch a citywide campaign later this month to generate increased business support for Pleasanton schools and school organizations.

This story contains 596 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a member, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Membership start at $12 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Join

Editor's note: Jeb Bing is editor emeritus for the Pleasanton Weekly. His "Around Pleasanton" columns typically run on the second and fourth Fridays of every month.


Posted by A local parent
a resident of Country Fair
on Aug 9, 2019 at 10:22 am

PPIE has been a wonderful partner and supporter of the students and teachers in Pleasanton for many years, helping to maintain high student achievement. Thank you for all that you do, which helps to maintain a strong community as well as real estate values -- Pleasanton is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. And many thanks to all the families and businesses that donate to PPIE so they can do this good work.

Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Aug 12, 2019 at 8:50 pm

I wish ppie would send a bill to the district for every dollar they donate that is supposed to be funded by existing bonds, parcel tax money, tax revenues.

The money isn’t enriching education, it’s propping it up. “Pillar” is a good description. What was supposed to be the extras has become foundational and institutionalized.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.


2023 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here