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SCHOOLS & KIDS

An appropriate education

For Betsy and Jamison Cummings, their daughter's education means everything. But as 13-year-old Piper looks to her future...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 4026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Social media video shows altercation involving Pleasanton Middle School students outside city library

A video posted to social media of a youth, later identified as a Pleasanton Middle School student, punching and stomping...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by Becky, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 6872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: The responsibility of local control

At its December council meeting, Pleasanton relinquished another chance for local control by voting against a compromise...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2023
Last comment by GretaThumb, on Jan 18, 2023 at 5:17 pm | 11 comments | 4879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No distinguished elementary schools in Pleasanton

Wonder what happened to PUSD elementary schools. Although I don't expect every school to show up -- it would be good to know...

Original post made by AD on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Former PUSD Family, on Jan 15, 2023 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 854 Views

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PUSD's Measure I clinches victory with better than 57% of the vote

After nearly two weeks of counting eligible vote-by-mail ballots, Pleasanton Unified School District's $395 million Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by LanceM, on Dec 13, 2022 at 2:03 pm | 5 comments | 3079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swalwell says parents shouldn't be the ones making educational choices for their children

Rep. Eric Swalwell, MOCKED the notion of PARENTS MAKING MAJOR DECISIONS IN THE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN. "Please tell...

Original post made by Nicki on Nov. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Unified's Measure I pulls ahead, now 1.12% above threshold needed to pass

Pleasanton Unified School District's Measure I has broken the threshold of votes needed to pass as it looks to become the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by SHale99, on Nov 18, 2022 at 4:24 pm | 7 comments | 4100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure I - There are Inconsistencies

There are many things about the Pleasanton Unified School District’s Measure I $395,000,000 bond that are bothersome. There...

Original post made by KathleenRuegsegger on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 3, 2022 at 1:58 pm | 38 comments | 1508 Views

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Campaign finances show thousands spent on City Council, PUSD candidates

Election Day is just around the corner and soon Pleasanton will have at least one new council member on the City Council,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2022
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 31, 2022 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valley View Elementary principal resigns after just a few months on the job

Valley View Elementary principal Julie Plaisance has announced her resignation after she was hired in late May -- meaning...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2022
Last comment by Calvin Moulthrop, on Oct 21, 2022 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 4908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meet the Pleasanton school board candidates

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees will be seeing two new faces after this election cycle is over --...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2022
Last comment by Rose M, on Oct 16, 2022 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 4172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Right time for another Pleasanton school bond?

Pleasanton residents will be voting on a school bond measure in November for the third time in the last seven years. But...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Jon A, on Oct 14, 2022 at 5:04 pm | 50 comments | 5357 Views

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Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure J, Sunol's $10.9 million school bond

Sunol Glen Unified School District has returned to the ballot proposing a $10.9 million bond to pay for a range of construction...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Resident of Sunol, on Oct 10, 2022 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 3556 Views

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School district moves forward with second phase of tenant improvements for newly acquired Arroyo Center headquarters

The Pleasanton Unified School District has the keys to the newly acquired district headquarters site in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jimmy The Jet, on Sep 7, 2022 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves reorganization of technological services

The Pleasanton school board approved a reorganization plan earlier this month for the Information Technology Department that...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2022
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 30, 2022 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 3277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Retired Educators' Scholarship

Future Teachers Scholarships awarded to Mackenzie Hoffman, Sadie Brown, Sarah Delp and Olivia Hardesty. The Tri-Valley...

Original post made by Claudia Wanlin on Aug. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go Green Initiative Hiring Local College Grads

Pleasanton-based nonprofit, Go Green Initiative, is hiring local talent! We are hiring staff for projects in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Jill Buck on Aug. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 348 Views

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Guest Opinion: Investing Pleasanton Unified School District property assets for the future of our students

Over the last year, the Pleasanton Unified School District has engaged in a comprehensive facilities master planning process...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by SHale99, on Jul 29, 2022 at 1:27 pm | 26 comments | 3552 Views

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Energy Committee Chair Joel Liu running for Pleasanton City Council District 3

Joel Liu, chair of the city's Committee on Energy and the Environment, announced on Sunday that he would be running for the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by keeknlinda, on Jul 20, 2022 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 4325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs Facilities Master Plan, provides input on bond language for November election

With the Pleasanton school board unanimously adopting the new Facilities Master Plan during its June 23 regular meeting,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2022
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 17, 2022 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 4109 Views
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