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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Language Immersion Program Compromise Brainstorm

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 2, 2007
Last comment by A.J., on Jun 5, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 3818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A for schools' future

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by fuzzy list=no vote, on May 12, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 28 comments | 3838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial service set Sunday for Paly student Travis Brewer

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Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Doug Govan, on Sep 21, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 28 comments | 3655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Egging leads to broken hip for 87-year-old grandfather

Our home has been the target of teenage boys throwing eggs. Most recently on Friday night we heard the pop of eggs hitting...

Original post made by Prank Victim on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by ellie gioumousis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:38 am | 28 comments | 3412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In California, Bad Teachers Just Can't Be Fired

I really think we should all be aware of what our kids could be facing, yes, even here in Palo Alto. This is six pages...

Original post made by Scared for our Kids on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 6, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 28 comments | 3049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force on teens seeks to be 'methodical'

A roomful of self-described Type-A personalities met at Palo Alto City Hall on Thursday to develop a comprehensive program...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by student, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 28 comments | 2537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do high school students really write their college essays in English class?

In the current school board meeting packet, Superintendent Skelly asserts that "the senior English classes at both high schools...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Nov 10, 2010 at 7:38 am | 28 comments | 3672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Space shortages possible at Addison, Palo Verde

Families of 31 prospective kindergartners who live in Palo Alto's Addison Elementary School area have been told there is...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Poetdoc2009@gmail.com, on Aug 22, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 28 comments | 3336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation donates $4.4M to Palo Alto schools

Parent and community volunteers have raised a record-breaking $4.4 million to donate to local public school campuses, the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 31, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 28 comments | 3531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What kinds of cars are students driving these days?

My son will have his driver's license at the end of summer and we only have two cars so will have to buy him a car. Sure,...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on May 10, 2012 at 11:10 am | 28 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beloved Former Paly Principal Dresses Down School Board and Superintendent Over PR Hire

Buried in the "packet" for last night's school board meeting was a letter from Sandra Pearson, the former Principal of Paly....

Original post made by Silence Dogood on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:42 am | 28 comments | 9679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ebonni Black, on Apr 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 28 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials to present 'lessons learned' from civil rights probe

Palo Alto school officials will present "lessons learned" from a federal civil rights investigation into a bullying case...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Answers, on May 9, 2013 at 1:20 am | 28 comments | 2781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD VP Barb Mitchell falsely accuses OCR of interviewing students without parental consent

Palo Alto school board vice president Barbara Mitchell on Sunday escalated her attack on the US Department of Education's...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Jul 22, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 28 comments | 3482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As director leaves, Project Safety Net hones mission

A community coalition that sprang up in the wake of a Palo Alto student "suicide cluster" in 2009, 2010 and 2011 has lost...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by pspage, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 28 comments | 11187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School headcount up this fall, but not by much

As Palo Alto school officials grapple with where to invest millions in a new elementary school campus, the latest enrollment...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by hi, on Sep 29, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 28 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, bus drivers honored with 'Sweetheart Awards'

At the annual "Sweetheart Awards" ceremony Wednesday, special education parents paid tribute to teachers and other school...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD Professional Violations, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:06 am | 28 comments | 10241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donations pour in to thank Palo Alto track guards

An effort to thank the security guards who stand watch at several Palo Alto train crossings started as a hopeful Facebook...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by A Parent, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 6679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District homework policy roll-out stalls

When people talk about homework in Palo Alto, they often wonder: What, exactly, is the district's policy on homework? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Where is PAEA?, on Feb 7, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 28 comments | 6551 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Water district bans purchase of bottled water

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Toblerone, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:40 am | 28 comments | 7565 Views
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