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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board lets general counsel go, won't say why

The Palo Alto school district's first in-house attorney, Komey Vishakan, has been let go "without cause," the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Meadow, on Aug 7, 2022 at 11:57 pm | 21 comments | 8515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Shana Segal announces run for Palo Alto school board

Shana Segal, a graduate of Palo Alto schools, former teacher and current Palo Alto parent, has announced plans to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Janemill, on Jul 30, 2022 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 7283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to consider divisive English Language Arts curriculum on Tuesday

On Tuesday evening, the Palo Alto school board will vote on a new English Language Arts curriculum that a number of teachers...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jul 29, 2022 at 2:23 pm | 19 comments | 10400 Views

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Elementary students are recovering faster from COVID learning loss, research shows

Elementary students are regaining the ground they lost during the pandemic at a faster pace than older students, recent research...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 27, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shounak Dharap seeks second term on Palo Alto Board of Education

Current Palo Alto school board member and 2008 Gunn High School graduate Shounak Dharap has announced plans to seek a second...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by Forever Name, on Jul 27, 2022 at 1:17 pm | 14 comments | 4342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's Class of 2022 marks graduation with reflections on the value of community, togetherness

After three school years spent adapting to the coronavirus pandemic, Gunn High's Class of 2022 gathered together on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opinion: Parents need to be educated about gun safety

New parents enroll their children in PAUSD every year, and they need to be regularly informed of what they can do to keep...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jul 13, 2022 at 7:34 pm | 17 comments | 4145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PE teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

A Palo Alto Unified School District physical education teacher has been charged with sexual assault on a female student,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Sterling, on Jul 12, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 57 comments | 30320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillsborough couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam

A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 12, 2022 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 6547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Masks not required for students, staff in state's COVID health guidance for 2022-2023 year

Palo Alto Unified plans to follow the state's new public health guidance for the upcoming K-12 school year. It includes a...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2022
Last comment by DC, on Jul 6, 2022 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified to offer all students twice-daily free meals through state program

Starting this fall, students in the Palo Alto Unified School District will benefit from a statewide program that guarantees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2022
Last comment by Paul Jessup, on Jul 2, 2022 at 9:53 am | 12 comments | 7650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board votes to resume Zoom commenting in the fall

By a split vote of 3-2, the Palo Alto school board decided on Tuesday to resume allowing remote comments via Zoom starting...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2022
Last comment by Manuela, on Jun 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 3143 Views

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Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care

Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Alice Palmer, on Jun 22, 2022 at 1:49 pm | 52 comments | 19830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board forms committee to study public comment, doesn't restore remote commenting just yet

The school board decided to wait until its next meeting on June 21 to decide whether to reinstate remote commenting in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Redwood City School Board Trying to Get Recalled?

Redwood City School District is failing. Declining enrollment. Underfunded schools. Staffing crisis. Chronic student absenteeism....

Original post made by Cameron Hoffman on Jun. 14, 2022
Last comment by Todd Brown, on Jun 15, 2022 at 9:15 am | 3 comments | 1172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Academy graduate, nonprofit founder reflects on his impact on his community

East Palo Alto Academy graduate Christian Sbragia founded a nonprofit that helps give kids in East Palo Alto a safe space...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by bmillin, on Jun 13, 2022 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 3386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider future of remote public commenting

After losing the option to participate in school board meetings over Zoom earlier this spring, the public could get that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by S. Underwood, on Jun 7, 2022 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Unified launches new plan to boost mental health services

By employing mental health staff directly, school district administrators hope to create a program that is collaborative...

Original post made on May. 27, 2022
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jun 7, 2022 at 4:01 pm | 9 comments | 7582 Views

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Paly sends off graduating seniors who seize the moment

Palo Alto High School's 2022 graduation ceremony was defined by a thankfulness to be together, along with the bittersweet...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 5, 2022 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 4073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In their own words: Gunn, Paly students reflect on the peaks and valleys of their high school experiences

As a way to hear from the class of 2022, we asked graduating seniors rapid-fire questions about their time in high school....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2814 Views
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