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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents need to teach safe bike skills to their kids

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD not alone with illegal non-residents

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 27, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 2251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain warps concept of 'joe plumber'

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Original post made by parent on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by OK, I'm Doing the math, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 56 comments | 3244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Socialsm - first one smelt it delt it

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Original post made by Parent on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 24, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 11 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eminent Domain and more is on the way for Palo Alto

The high speed rail will create a significant amount of eminent domain in Palo Alto (or worse - the state may just seize...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 13, 2008 at 2:09 am | 147 comments | 8209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fed Stim Dangerously Fast Tracks Ca Hi Speed Rail

Whether you like it or not, California High Speed Rail, coming through a backyard near you SOON! Don't believe it?...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 14, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lack of somewhere for teens in Palo Alto

Glad this very long weekend without school is almost over. It asks the question, what is there for teenagers to...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 1974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to approve $77 million to make Gunn megacampus

Word to the wise: the next time the school district wants money to upgrade the facilities, make them propose exactly what...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Math Upcoming Mtgs./Skelly @ Duveneck today

Superintendent Skelly will answer questions about Everyday Math today, Monday, April 13 in the MP Room at Duveneck Elementary...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A fight at JLS today?

One of the kids in the neighborhood said he saw "a big fight" at JLS this afternoon around 4pm. He said he saw a big group...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Josh, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:05 pm | 27 comments | 2342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sales Rep May Have Picked PA Math Text for Elementaries

CA Education Code states that a publisher may not "become associated with any combination in restraint of trade in instructional...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by math concerned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 2300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAUSD - new online registration

I received 3 letters from PAUSD informing me of their new online registration process for each of my continuing students....

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 25, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 1782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-round schools here?

Japan has year-round academics - they get 2-3 weeks off in April or May as their break. Would a year-round program work...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by belle, on May 21, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 23 comments | 2180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Step Ahead of the EM Train Wreck

This was an interesting read; it's a potential preview of what we have to look forward to over the next few years. - Parent [The...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Barry Garelick, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 2384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Math causes hoarding in Anchorage

Will this be happening in PA over the next three weeks?: "Yesterday was the last day of school at my local elementary....

Original post made by Parent on May. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massachusetts: first state to require math-specific proficiency exam for teacher certification

Excerpt from MA DESE press release: "Today's action stipulates that for the next three years teacher candidates who score...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 25, 2009 at 3:41 am | 5 comments | 1782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some kind of Fire in South Palo Alto this afternoon?

Anybody know where the fire is? The smoke is pretty thick. I just saw a firetruck going slow speed down the street - looks...

Original post made by Parent on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by PV Parent, on May 30, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 8 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Bible Church hosts prayer meeting Sunday evening

I want you to know about an opportunity coming up this Sunday: a prayer meeting at PBC in response to the recent suicides...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any differences between clarinets?

We have to make a mad dash by Friday to find a clarinet for my 5th grader for the two-year music requirement. Any recommendations...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Australian school recorded message

This has been forwarded to me from several sources and I am told it is true. It is possibly something we should listen to...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1474 Views
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