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School board approves anti-bias resolution

At the urging of parents, community members and several civil-rights groups, the Palo Alto school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Reference, 31 minutes ago | 12 comments | 1542 Views

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School board pushes back against legal bills

Palo Alto school board members rejected Tuesday night a budget increase for one of its law firms -- the fourth increase this...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by member, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1037 Views

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Opinion: 'Guilt by association' logic is dangerous

In a community as diverse as ours, with citizens from around the world calling Palo Alto home, public officials should demonstrate...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by European vs Asian Last Names , 2 hours ago | 67 comments | 5300 Views

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School board member criticizes legal spending

Palo Alto Unified school board member Todd Collins slammed district staff this week for spending more than had been budgeted...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, 10 hours ago | 26 comments | 3011 Views

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Elementary principal reprimanded for special-education failures

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Tom Jacoubowsky was reprimanded in January for leadership failures that led the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by One of the many nice, giving parents in the district, 16 hours ago | 26 comments | 5305 Views

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In wake of renaming, school board seeks to address discrimination

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday with community members' pleas that they must face head on reports of racism...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by send names to Texas, 22 hours ago | 35 comments | 5637 Views

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Finding meaning, 'light' post graduation

In Sterling K. Brown’s commencement address to the Class of 2018 at his alma mater Stanford University on Sunday, the award-winning...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, on Jun 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2017 Views

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Fanning the spark

Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jun 18, 2018 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1794 Views

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Details emerge about investigation of East Palo Alto preschool director

The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Say Nay To Gentrification , on Jun 16, 2018 at 11:38 pm | 15 comments | 7432 Views

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Report: 'timely' but 'flawed' response to 2015 sex assault

A law firm has found that the Palo Alto school district responded promptly but failed to take the legally required steps...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by George Polk, on Jun 15, 2018 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2848 Views

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Paly revising schedule to address instructional minutes deficit

Palo Alto High School's new bell schedule, set to roll out this fall, is being revised after the district realized the school...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 14, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 19 comments | 2611 Views

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Shop Talk: Cigar House closes; new gym, bakery

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of a California Avenue smoke-shop, a new fitness center and a forthcoming...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by POKE SMOT, on Jun 11, 2018 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 3008 Views

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Gunn High student dies in East Bay collision

A 17-year-old girl who died shortly after a head-on collision on Monday in the East Bay was a Gunn High School student, California...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Her friend, on Jun 8, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 6251 Views

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PAUSD names new superintendent

Don Austin, the superintendent of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, has been named Palo Alto Unified's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 8, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 66 comments | 17177 Views

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School board eyes special-education investment

Palo Alto school board members, staff and parents were largely heartened Tuesday by a district plan to allocate $2.4 million...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 2633 Views

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School board to consider renaming resolution

In the wake of divisive debate over a proposal to rename a Palo Alto middle school after a Japanese-American alumnus who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by @OL, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:23 am | 43 comments | 3545 Views

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Class of 2018 has its moment

Relive the graduation ceremonies held at Palo Alto high schools through articles, images and social media posts capturing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 6, 2018 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3683 Views

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New principals named for Paly, Escondido, Fairmeadow schools

The school district announced Friday new principals for Palo Alto High School and Escondido and Fairmeadow elementary schools....

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Not Gully, on Jun 6, 2018 at 12:21 pm | 38 comments | 6862 Views

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PAUSD Legal Fee Up To $1.95 Million

The Palo Alto Unified School District will request an increase in it's legal budget to nearly $1.95 million to complete 2018.The...

Original post made by Legal Fees on Jun. 4, 2018
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School board opts to move Paly's proposed solar panels

Palo Alto's Board of Education this week unanimously approve da plan to install solar panels at local schools, though it...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Pamela, on Jun 2, 2018 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 2946 Views
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