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School district eyes mitigation for Stanford growth

The Palo Alto Board of Education is considering a resolution that calls for specific mitigation efforts surrounding Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Fair Share For Schools , 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 666 Views

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Open discussion of PAUSD middle school math program

We hope to initiate here an open discussion between our community members on our current middle school math program and...

Original post made by Greene and Paly parent on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by @ S Mom, 2 hours ago | 41 comments | 1126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoke from Camp Fire causing unhealthy air on Peninsula

The Bay Area Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday due to heavy smoke blowing into...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Plak Bowl, 3 hours ago | 43 comments | 5626 Views

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School board to discuss revised police contract

The school board will discuss tonight a revised memorandum of understanding with the police department that no longer includes...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by 21 Jump Street, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 982 Views

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Second seat in school board race still too close to call

Five days past Election Day, the race for the second seat on the Palo Alto school board is still undecided, though attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Smear, on Nov 12, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 20 comments | 4776 Views

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Where do your Property Tax Dollars Go?

Found this by clicking on the link on the Santa Clara Tax Collector website. Does this really mean that 45+% of my property...

Original post made by peppered on Nov. 9, 2018
There are no comments yet. 106 Views

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School board: Dauber wins, tight race between three newcomers

Incumbent Ken Dauber won re-election to the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday, with a razor-thin...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Alum, on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:11 am | 51 comments | 13947 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 Employee?, on Nov 8, 2018 at 5:28 pm | 6 comments | 2015 Views

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A new kind of college prep program

After 20 years of watching a growing tidal wave of stress and pressure loom over high school and college students, two Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by this problem can be solved by the colleges and universities, on Nov 8, 2018 at 4:44 pm | 21 comments | 2672 Views

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Public vs. private for Middle School

I’m looking for opinions on Public vs. Private for my daughter, who is going to Middle School very soon. My daughter...

Original post made by TongZ on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by The Answer, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:29 pm | 94 comments | 1910 Views

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Paly CS and robotics situation?

It's been nearly three weeks since Paly's former CS teacher and robotics coach resigned, but not much has been surfaced about...

Original post made by What's going on? on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by Alum, on Nov 6, 2018 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 288 Views

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Talk today indicates Egg Wars are still taking place

When we were in Paly there were problems each year during Spirit Week with Egg Wars between Gunn and Paly students. Talk...

Original post made by Former Paly Parent on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Nice idea, on Nov 3, 2018 at 8:42 pm | 23 comments | 593 Views

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Committee forms against school board candidate

A group of Palo Alto parents concerned about school board candidate Kathy Jordan's temperament, in particular her interactions...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Get Your Facts Straight, on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 130 comments | 8494 Views

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School board candidate misrepresents his STEM program

Christopher Boyd, who is running for a seat on the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education in November's election,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Christopher Boyd, on Nov 3, 2018 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 5470 Views

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Titans giving new meaning to run-and-Gunn football offense

Gunn coach Jason Miller knew his team needed to control the clock against Santa Clara. The Titans executed his offensive...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Memory Magic, on Nov 3, 2018 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 655 Views

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School bond measure raises $130K

The campaign in support of $460 million school bond Measure Z, which would fund the next two decades of facilities improvements...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Joe Dixon, on Nov 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm | 41 comments | 2705 Views

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Letters to the editor

Experience as a board member Read this week's letters here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/11/02/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by No Echo Chamber, on Nov 3, 2018 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 380 Views

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Why Vote NO on Z If You Care About Schools

Why Vote NO on Z If You Care About Schools Our district is capable of easily asking again, so a decision to vote should...

Original post made by Local Parent on Oct. 20, 2018
Last comment by Local Parent, on Nov 3, 2018 at 12:37 am | 19 comments | 584 Views

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Editorial: Ken Dauber, Shounak Dharap for Palo Alto school board

With the strongest board in decades and a new management team, the Palo Alto school district is in the process of a desperately...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by DeniseW, on Nov 2, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 42 comments | 10062 Views

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Parenting in the digital age

Palo Alto educators and parents are collaborating to give kids the critical thinking skills they need to use technology responsibly...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by dave06516, on Nov 2, 2018 at 4:39 am | 11 comments | 6026 Views
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