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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Aging Palo Alto school facilities compared

I moved here from Europe and was shocked to see how delapidated the school facilities are in Palo Alto. It is one of the...

Original post made by Marta on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:57 am | 27 comments | 2048 Views

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Four Palo Alto school administrators to retire

The Palo Alto Unified School District announced a spate of retirements Wednesday, including the coordinator of the district's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hopefull, on May 30, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 27 comments | 3374 Views

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Local-record approval for parcel tax -- 79.36 percent

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools, according to a vote tally announced at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on May 6, 2010 at 9:59 am | 27 comments | 2464 Views

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Why so many expulsions of EPA kids from Carlmont?

How come vice principal Mr. Crame at Carlmont High School is still working there? Last year he expelled over twenty students...

Original post made by Travis Ramos on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Don't Believe It, on Aug 18, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 27 comments | 3025 Views

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James Franco's "Palo Alto": Are things really this awful?

I recently read through some of James Franco's collection of short stories, "Palo Alto". He grew up in Palo Alto and all...

Original post made by Adobe on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ajiax, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:44 am | 27 comments | 5959 Views

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Police to monitor roads, crosswalks near schools

City of Palo Alto police plan a crackdown on traffic violators in all local school zones during peak commute hours next week...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 27 comments | 1870 Views

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Principals present anti-bullying efforts

In a recent presentation to the Board of Education, Palo Alto's three middle-school principals enumerated efforts to address...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Upset Parent, on Dec 8, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 27 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: All the world in a single classroom

Fully one-third of Palo Alto's 12,300 public school students report that they speak a language other than English at home....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Garcia, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 27 comments | 6451 Views

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VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 1

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Goia Vaz, on Mar 29, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 27 comments | 3021 Views

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Local PTA gathers signatures for tax initiative

In book clubs and exercise groups across town, Palo Alto PTA volunteers are gathering signatures for a November income-tax...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:11 am | 27 comments | 2348 Views

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School board: state ballot measures 'critical'

With school districts across California slashing programs and payrolls, four Palo Alto school board members Tuesday said...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by pavoter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 27 comments | 3594 Views

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School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 1727 Views

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Paly - Another Honors class not Honorably ranked by UC?

Is it correct that it turns out that a Physics H. class just followed an English H. class - UC will not weigh as honors?...

Original post made by just wondering on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:56 am | 27 comments | 3922 Views

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Foundation makes sure no students left behind

Not everybody who lives in Palo Alto is wealthy, even though it sometimes can seem that way. Palo Alto High School journalism...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 27 comments | 4127 Views

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Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by negotiated, on Mar 6, 2014 at 8:58 am | 27 comments | 12672 Views

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Palo Alto school administrator tapped to lead Belmont district

Michael Milliken, director of secondary education for the Palo Alto school district and former principal of Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by isez, on Jun 10, 2013 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 3318 Views

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'Safe schools' task force mulls recommendations

A new system for anonymous reporting of bullying is among the recommendations of a Palo Alto school district task force on...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Campaign Insider, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:06 am | 27 comments | 17517 Views

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Editorial: Accountability not in lesson plan

With the resignation three weeks ago of assistant superintendent Michael Milliken, Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gimme the Cue!, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 27 comments | 3918 Views

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Paly assistant principal Diorio named to school's top job

Kimberly Diorio, assistant principal at Palo Alto High School for the past six years, has been named principal of the school....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:35 am | 27 comments | 2857 Views

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Longtime teacher, administrator named Terman principal

A longtime Palo Alto teacher and middle-school administrator was named Tuesday as principal of Terman Middle School. Pier...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 27 comments | 250643 Views
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