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School-bond campaign in full swing

Original post made on Apr 2, 2008

Long before Palo Alto's school board voted in February to put a $378 million bond measure on the June ballot, a small group of parents was laying groundwork to convince citizens to vote "yes." They met with district officials to offer their services, established contacts at schools and even picked out a name for their efforts.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 12:00 AM

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Posted by vote your conscience, a resident of Crescent Park
on Apr 2, 2008 at 8:46 am

To previous thread on this topic: Web Link

Links to information:
- Bond proposal: Web Link
- 80% "yes" vote likely: Web Link
- Full Master Plan by pictures: Web Link
- Full Master Plan by numbers: Web Link

(Darn, can only post 5 links) so:
Pro-bond website:
Prop 39 details:

We are still missing a link to the breakdown of the bond proposal by numbers. Please post if anyone has that.

Posted by Wynn Hausser, a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2008 at 10:27 am

The background information and project list can be found in the February 26, 2008 Board Packet. See
Web Link

Posted by Palo Alto High School's Take, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on May 6, 2008 at 1:10 pm

Bond campaign gathers momentum: To see Paly's article on Measure A go to: Web Link

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