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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly glass art for sale

The Palo Alto High School "Fiery Arts" program will hold a sale Friday (Sept. 21) and Saturday in front of the Paly art building. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Candy Bandong, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Later School Start Times are Not Enough

Read this article about finally setting some boundaries on how much schools can take over kids’ time to get a good education,...

Original post made by Local Parent on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 23 hours ago | 8 comments | 278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 Voter Inquiry, on Sep 23, 2018 at 2:28 pm | 21 comments | 3082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly to host first school board debate

The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online will host the first Board of Education debate of the election season on Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Green Acres parent, on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 22 comments | 3879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens hope their videos will prompt dialogue about mental health

Local students who serve on the student advisory board for the Menlo Park mental health advocacy group SafeSpace have made...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 12, 2018 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 Angry lemons, on Sep 11, 2018 at 8:44 pm | 30 comments | 6519 Views

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Ten candidates vie for seats on Ravenswood school board

The race for three open seats on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education is heating up, with all three incumbents...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2018
Last comment by Ms. Lomeli, on Sep 9, 2018 at 7:26 pm | 7 comments | 6034 Views

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State approves $15M for mental health centers

A yearslong effort to launch an open-to-all, one-stop-shop youth mental health clinic in Santa Clara County took a critical...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2018
Last comment by Skeptical Parent, on Sep 9, 2018 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 6838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Video: A talk with new Superintendent Don Austin

Don Austin, who started work in July as superintendent of Palo Alto Unified School District, talks about a range of issues...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Truth and Reconciliation are needed, on Sep 8, 2018 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 2528 Views

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County, hospital partner on teen mental health

Children and youth from low-income families in Santa Clara County will now have access to a rare niche of intensive after-school...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Linda, on Sep 7, 2018 at 5:35 am | 3 comments | 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Ravenswood to launch teacher training program

Come 2019, less experienced teachers in the Ravenswood City School District will have the chance to work directly with educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Machiavelli , on Sep 6, 2018 at 8:18 pm | 6 comments | 4982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority supports hiring a general counsel

A majority of the Palo Alto school board indicated Tuesday that they support hiring a general counsel to provide in-house...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Samuel L., on Sep 5, 2018 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 1930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote on general counsel position

More than three years after approving the new position of an in-house general counsel for the school district but making...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Raymond, on Sep 4, 2018 at 10:02 pm | 7 comments | 1698 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 kids, on Sep 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 5445 Views

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Ashlund advocates for *teachers union*?

I saw this today on Facebook from Stacey Ashlund: ENDORSEMENT NEWS: I'm proud to share the local teachers' union, PAEA...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2018
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 3, 2018 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 436 Views

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Allegedly armed teacher worked at Palo Alto school district

Palo Alto Unified School District officials said Thursday that an eighth-grade teacher arrested in San Jose on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Avatar, on Sep 1, 2018 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 4361 Views

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Cities' collaboration leads to interim Peninsula Bikeway

The interim Peninsula Bikeway will be unveiled on Sept. 8 after two years of planning by staff in Menlo Park, Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 30, 2018 at 8:37 pm | 11 comments | 2542 Views

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Teen intensive outpatient program to expand

A new partnership with Stanford Children's Health will allow youth mental health nonprofit Children's Health Council to double...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2018
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 30, 2018 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 2445 Views

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Editorial: More bad legal advice

Will the Palo Alto school board ever learn that the legal advice it gets doesn't always serve the public interest? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Questions, on Aug 29, 2018 at 5:58 pm | 39 comments | 3517 Views

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One hundred years of Paly: High school to celebrate centennial

Palo Alto High School is planning a series of events to involve the entire community in celebrating the school's 100-year...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by read the article, on Aug 24, 2018 at 8:36 pm | 8 comments | 4681 Views
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