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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where Will They Go?

If you're wondering why the Buena Vista issue is so vexing for many Palo Altans (and the city council), perhaps take a moment...

Original post made by JackB on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Mar 7, 2015 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking school concerns public seeks to manipulate

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Original post made by John Lents, Principal of Addison, on Oct. 3, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 6, 2006 at 1:38 pm | 25 comments | 5500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LA Hills Redistricting Plan Would Impact Palo Alto Schools

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Original post made by Brewster on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Board Observer, on Mar 5, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 7961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Choice vs. peer streaming trade-off??

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Original post made by ADL on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Your neighbor, on Jan 30, 2007 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 4312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parental Communication With Paly Online

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 4625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will MI create a segregated school? Why? Why not?

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Original post made by Still Curious on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 4, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 25 comments | 4553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School Graduation Rate Plummets

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Original post made by Eric Nee on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 19, 2007 at 8:13 pm | 25 comments | 4474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD vs. private for elementary school

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Original post made by rp on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by Difficult Choice, on Feb 22, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 25 comments | 2949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full Foothill campus at Cubberley likely a no-go

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by There is no panic!!, on Aug 8, 2008 at 11:02 am | 25 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Presidents Want Lower Drinking Age

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Original post made by Joan on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 25 comments | 2886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow PTA Endorses Library Bond Measure

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Original post made by Len Filppu on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by hahaha, on Sep 17, 2008 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of school records districtwide, officials say

Five weeks of online grade records and class materials affecting hundreds Palo Alto middle and high school students may have...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I.T. SCREWED UP, on May 16, 2009 at 6:17 am | 25 comments | 2794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, cops mobilize to guard rail tracks

More than 100 Gunn High School students are mobilizing to patrol rail crossings in Palo Alto after the recent suicides of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly land on top 100 'Gold Medal List'

Both Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have ranked in U.S. News and World Report's 2010 "Gold Medal List" of America's top...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 24, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 25 comments | 5584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to discuss Palo Alto's 'school-housing balance'

Can Palo Alto accommodate more multi-family housing while maintaining the excellence of its schools? That question will be...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Apr 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 25 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board considers 'suicide prevention'

A school community is never prepared for the news that one of its students has died by suicide. But if a proposed suicide...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Misha, on May 30, 2010 at 1:38 am | 25 comments | 2674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board cautious on stiffer graduation criteria

Members of the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday reacted cautiously to a proposal to stiffen high school graduation requirements. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on May 26, 2011 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 2111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Orthodox Jewish girls school opens in Palo Alto

The opening of a small high school for Orthodox Jewish girls in Palo Alto this fall reflects the growth of the Orthodox community...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:39 am | 25 comments | 4086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speaker: Wealth no guarantee of good parenting

Families with high levels of wealth are not necessarily superior at raising resilient kids, a motivational speaker warned...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by ParentFurther, on Oct 24, 2011 at 10:27 am | 25 comments | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists explore happiness at Gunn

How does Gunn High School rate on the student happiness scale? If you ask seniors Amrita Moitra and Jean Wang, they'd give...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by process, on Jan 1, 2012 at 10:59 am | 25 comments | 2374 Views
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