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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde Lottery?

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Original post made by W.G.B. on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 22 comments | 3374 Views

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French teacher fights cancellation of AP exam

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sad former student, on May 26, 2008 at 2:10 am | 22 comments | 3028 Views

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Is it ethical to produce political material targeting children?

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Original post made by disgusted on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 2059 Views

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Community members: Keep Paly's historic look

With plans underway to build a new theater at Palo Alto High School, community members expressed concern for maintaining...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by George, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 22 comments | 2353 Views

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Palo Verde PTA hosts Boundary Discussion

Garland Boundary Discussion, March 18 @ 7 PM Scott Laurence with the Garland Boundary Committee and Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 2162 Views

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What about MIDDLE school math texts?

There's been a lot of discussion about the elementary school text adoption, with people hating on Everyday Math. What about...

Original post made by jordan parent on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perpective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:21 am | 22 comments | 2964 Views

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Rave reviews for 'Everyday Mathematics'

Teachers and administrators from top school districts in Illinois and one in California report strong results after using...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alabama Teacher, on Apr 9, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 22 comments | 3791 Views

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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 | 2431 Views

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High schools to add engineering, AP Chinese

An AP course in Chinese language and culture and a class in engineering design are likely to be added to this fall's class...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 2342 Views

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Palo Alto district in top 5; achievement gap lingers

Struggling students were spotlighted Wednesday as fifth- and sixth-grade teachers gathered at Jordan Middle School to parse...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 2251 Views

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Having problems with pre-regisration for 1st grade?

Is anyone else having this problem? Last year, with my kindergarten students, no problem. But this year, I have been informed...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Apr 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 22 comments | 2212 Views

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Stiffer graduation requirements for Palo Alto?

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Tuesday) will discuss a proposal to stiffen high school graduation requirements...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on May 25, 2011 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 1994 Views

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School priorities: Homework, counseling policies

A close look at homework policies and high school counseling will be among the top priorities of the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 22 comments | 2689 Views

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JLS administrator named principal at Duveneck

Chris Grierson has been named the new principal at Duveneck Elementary School. The former assistant principal at JLS Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 22 comments | 2244 Views

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More than 1,700 freshmen arrive at Stanford today

Beware of lines at Target as more than 1,700 freshmen arrive to take up residence at Stanford University today (Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Sep 23, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 2131 Views

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Paly Choir Trip to Italy

I am hearing from my daughter about the Paly choir trip to Italy in June. It is a ten day trip filled with sightseeing,...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 22 comments | 1673 Views

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School board positive on graduation criteria

With high hopes of making inroads against the achievement gap, Palo Alto school board members Tuesday declared their support...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 14, 2012 at 11:57 am | 22 comments | 2889 Views

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National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 22 comments | 4036 Views

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Feature story: Palo Alto mom with a mission

Palo Alto resident Stephanie Martinson, a speech therapist and the mother of daughters at Palo Alto High and Ohlone Elementary...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 22 comments | 6319 Views

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New PAUSD Bullying Policy Still Not Approved by Federal Government

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has not approved the PAUSD's proposed bullying policy, per...

Original post made by Curious on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 5, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 22 comments | 2040 Views
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