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East Palo Alto educational pioneer dies at 91

Gertrude Dyer Wilks, a longtime East Palo Alto resident who became a prominent and powerful figure in the community, died...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by A Lot to Learn From , 16 minutes ago | 1 comment | 805 Views

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Stanford volleyball adds assistant to women's staff

Former U.S. women's national volleyball team member Alisha Glass Childress, who is married to former Stanford All-American...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by Angry mama , on Jan 21, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 729 Views

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Artificial intelligence enters the classroom

If you were at Castilleja School last week, you might have spotted a series of small posters throughout campus, each posing...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 14 comments | 7420 Views

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Guest Opinion: Are parents coddling their kids too much?

Consider the following: Teens, in the past couple of years, are complaining more and more that they are stressed out and...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Hm, on Jan 20, 2019 at 11:21 am | 32 comments | 2413 Views

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Palo Alto Unified settles Title IX case for $190K

The school board approved unanimously on Tuesday night a $190,000 settlement agreement with the family of a former Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Accountability?, on Jan 16, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 4596 Views

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Stanford announces focus on campus drinking: 'We cannot turn away from this'

Concerned about the "dangerously high rates" of undergraduate alcohol use on campus, Stanford University announced this week...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jan 16, 2019 at 3:21 pm | 37 comments | 4972 Views

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A school where care is primary

At a glance, The Primary School looks like any other elementary school: reading corners in classrooms, drawings tacked to...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Max reply , on Jan 13, 2019 at 6:05 pm | 7 comments | 8231 Views

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School board hopes calmer year will aid progress

When asked about the most significant issues the Palo Alto Unified School District will face in 2019, the Board of Education...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by You don't believe that, do you?, on Jan 7, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 14 comments | 2829 Views

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Year in review: Ravenswood City School District

The past year was a tumultuous one for the K-8 Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by very concerned resident, on Jan 6, 2019 at 5:32 pm | 6 comments | 2018 Views

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Pulido, Fitch, Nunez ahead of others in Ravenswood school board race

Incumbent Ana Maria Pulido and newcomers Stephanie Fitch and Laura Nunez have taken the early lead in the race for three...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by rileyhudson, on Jan 5, 2019 at 7:25 am | 8 comments | 3156 Views

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Stanford's Plummer is named a Honda Sport Award finalist

Stanford junior outside hitter Kathryn Plummer was named one of four finalists for the Honda Sport Award for Volleyball it...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 736 Views

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Gunn High neighbors say street has become dangerous for students

Georgia Avenue near Gunn High School has become dangerous for students because of the large numbers of bicyclists and cars...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by This was planned, on Jan 2, 2019 at 7:36 pm | 50 comments | 4628 Views

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A year of stabilization for Palo Alto Unified

As 2018 comes to a close, the state of the Palo Alto Unified School District contrasts sharply with that at the start of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Window dressing and sweeping under the rug, on Dec 30, 2018 at 11:25 am | 7 comments | 3808 Views

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Gifts for secondary school teachers?

We used to give gift cards to certain teachers in middle and high school who we thought were very good teachers who my children...

Original post made by Paly Mom on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by An EZ Profession in PA, on Dec 26, 2018 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 924 Views

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El Carmelo Elementary School to get inclusive playground

El Carmelo Elementary School in Palo Alto is one of several local schools that received funding this week from Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 3438 Views

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Community Notebook: 'Tis the season for giving

Find out how you can help Midpeninsula organizations deliver merry and bright memories with our list of donations needed...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3151 Views

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Stanford, school districts partner to study English learners

The Stanford University Graduate School of Education has launched a long-term research partnership with nine local school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Wu Shen, on Dec 23, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 5 comments | 2834 Views

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Alumni look back at 100 years of Paly

To celebrate the Palo Alto High School's centennial year, the Palo Alto Weekly interviewed alumni, or family members of alumni,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Thanks Paly...For Everything, on Dec 22, 2018 at 2:44 pm | 9 comments | 5045 Views

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Holiday Fund: A brighter future

Focused on closing the achievement gap, the Catholic Charities Youth Club is the only place where some students have access...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1904 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Review is inappropriate Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/12/14/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 20, 2018 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 317 Views
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