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PUSD to review additional trustee-boundary draft map

The Pleasanton Unified School District's Board of Trustees is set for a fourth public hearing on options for new map boundaries...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2022
Last comment by Done, on Feb 24, 2022 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2808 Views


Enrollment down 700 students at Pleasanton Unified over past five years

Pleasanton Unified School District has lost approximately 700 students over the past five years, particularly at the elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by Former PUSD Family, on Feb 17, 2022 at 10:22 am | 10 comments | 3679 Views


Fee increases give Horizon and STEAM Preschool needed boost, but future still unclear

The long-running Horizon Early Education Center and STEAM Preschool raised attendance fees nearly six months ago, but it...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by PUSD Citizen, on Feb 3, 2022 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 3568 Views


Declining enrollment = declining revenue

Following a two-year stretch of leniency, Tri-Valley school districts face a potentially significant drop in revenue next...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 29, 2022 at 8:51 pm | 6 comments | 4856 Views


Pleasanton Unified cabinet given crash course on interest-based bargaining

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees recently received a crash course on a new approach to navigating...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by KathleenRuegsegger, on Jan 27, 2022 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 2081 Views


PUSD reviews proposed trustee area boundaries

Three different maps proposed for use in future Pleasanton Unified School District trustee board elections were given an...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by dknute, on Jan 12, 2022 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 5238 Views


Tri-Valley students will be provided no-cost at-home COVID tests

All four Tri-Valley school districts received COVID-19 antigen home test kits to provide students returning to school after...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 6, 2022 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 5366 Views


Pleasanton Unified and APT prepare for more negotiations

The Pleasanton school board marked their final meeting of 2021 by holding two public hearings on upcoming negotiations with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2021
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 28, 2021 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 4647 Views


Pleasanton school board approves 4.5% pay raise for classified workers

Pleasanton Unified School District's classified staff members received a 4.5% salary increase for the 2021-22 school year,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jimmy The Jet, on Dec 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm | 4 comments | 5530 Views


Where to put new homes? Pleasanton officials plan special Housing Element meeting

With several thousand new units of housing being assigned to Pleasanton's sixth cycle Housing Element update, officials are...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Dec 1, 2021 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 6196 Views


School board ratifies new contract between Pleasanton Unified and teachers union

Months of tense negotiations between the Pleasanton Unified School District and the Association of Pleasanton Teachers came...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 24, 2021 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 5034 Views


4.5% pay raise among key provisions in deal between Pleasanton Unified, teachers union

A 4.5% salary increase, a $2,000 bonus for last year and some class size reductions at the elementary level are among key...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 17, 2021 at 11:21 am | 6 comments | 8341 Views


Pleasanton Unified, teachers union negotiators reach tentative agreement

Less than a month after a strike was authorized by its members, the Association of Pleasanton Teachers has reached a tentative...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:30 pm | 14 comments | 8443 Views


Why would one want to teach in Pleasanton?

In PUSD the superintendent and his cabinet have secured extremely generous raises for themselves before settling with their...

Original post made by Jeff Keller on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 11, 2021 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 1314 Views


Guest Opinion: Pleasanton Unified leadership is cheating students

By putting their own interests first, and by undermining teachers, Pleasanton Unified School District leaders are creating...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 5, 2021 at 10:47 am | 20 comments | 14442 Views


Salaries and benefits for the PUSD superintendent and assistants

This information is a matter of public record; however, it's remarkably hard to find. Most people aren't aware of the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 18, 2021
Last comment by KathleenRuegsegger, on Oct 27, 2021 at 9:02 am | 26 comments | 3930 Views


Pleasanton teachers union votes 'overwhelmingly' to authorize strike

After months of tense labor negotiations, members of the Association of Pleasanton Teachers 'overwhelmingly' authorized a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2021
Last comment by Kevin, on Oct 17, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 32 comments | 26240 Views


Las Positas College breaks ground on new Measure A projects

Las Positas College in Livermore will soon have an academic support and office building, public safety complex/advanced manufacturing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4470 Views


Pratt appointed interim principal at Walnut Grove Elementary

Walnut Grove Elementary School has new leadership as of several weeks ago, but with a face that will be familiar to students...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton mama, on Sep 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm | 11 comments | 6916 Views


Equity gaps are focus of special Pleasanton Unified board meeting on Tuesday

Pleasanton Unified School District's recent progress toward removing systemic academic barriers and improving educational...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2021
Last comment by MichaelB, on Sep 22, 2021 at 5:03 am | 4 comments | 2857 Views
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