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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private giving to public schools widens the gap between rich and poor.

This New York Times opinion piece is being widely read and shared by my Stanford colleagues this morning. As you consider...

Original post made by A parent concerned about social justice on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 139 comments | 23077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Parents: Let's REALLY Talk

PAUSD Parents: What do you REALLY think? Wednesday, the district held a "Let's Talk" event where apparently they continued...

Original post made by a pausd parent on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pausd parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:57 am | 15 comments | 1640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steve Levy: blogger rights or thin-skinned censor?

This comment is not really directed toward Mr. Steve Levy, PA online blogger, but rather to the editors and administrators...

Original post made by a reader on Jan. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 5818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular song amoung kids - SHOCKING LYRICS

I am so shocked! I listened to a rap song on my 13 yr old son's ipod called "My dick" by Mickey Avalon. I almost puked. The...

Original post made by A shocked parent on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Private Parent, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 6829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

thoughts on Gov Romney's comments on 47% of THOSE people

Gov Romney is caught on tape saying: - "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what....

Original post made by a single thoughful question on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 38 comments | 2333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Berkeley High School Under OCR Investigation -- Whistleblowers Celebrated Not Attacked

This article describes a student and parent group, Stop Harassing in Berkeley in which the entire community (other than the...

Original post made by A Tale of Two Cities on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Angie Baker, on Sep 23, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 1732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Abercrombie & Fitch

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Original post made by a teen on Sep. 16, 2006
Last comment by conscientious parent, on Dec 1, 2006 at 1:54 pm | 7 comments | 6732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA ban on school fees

http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_22702203/new-california-school-law-that-bans-fees-causes?source=most_viewed Note...

Original post made by A weary parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:54 am | 29 comments | 4441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclists "taking the lane"

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Original post made by A Woodside resident and cyclist on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by Wise man from Menlo Park, on Sep 27, 2006 at 10:52 am | 11 comments | 8190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge orders school board to reconsider math program adoption

An interesting bit of news from Seattle: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/415049_math04.html "In June, two parents and...

Original post made by A. on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 Grad, on Feb 11, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ground Water Problem on Bryant Ave

Since Nov 2010, a very large pipe snakes out of the major construction site on Bryant Ave between Rinconada and Santa Rita,...

Original post made by A. Mayor on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2139 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Wildebeest runners finish in top 10%

Congratulations to all the Woodside Wildebeest X-Country runners who competed with some of the nation's fastest youth at...

Original post made by A. Runner on Dec. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When Strategic Planning? Channeling MI debate energy to true global thinking

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Original post made by A.J. on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Feb 4, 2007 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 5577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update on Grace Mah appointment to SCC Board of Education

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Original post made by A.J. on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:18 pm | 5 comments | 9502 Views

BOOKS

Read "Gotcha Capitalism"!!!

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Original post made by A.L. on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by EHM, on Apr 7, 2008 at 9:31 am | 26 comments | 8766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Southgate and Walter Hays

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Original post made by AAAG Member on Dec. 6, 2006
Last comment by Lucinda, on Dec 9, 2006 at 1:07 pm | 9 comments | 7282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Land the city sold for $109k?

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Original post made by Aaron on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Dan W, on Sep 27, 2007 at 2:17 pm | 25 comments | 5192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Killing MI is a no brainer

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Original post made by Aaron on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 2, 2007 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 6760 Views

BOOKS

A Book Relevant to Palo Alto

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Original post made by Aaron Greenspan on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 10, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 4680 Views

BOOKS

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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Original post made by abbyboyd on Apr. 10, 2007
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Love is a Verb
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Beyond the Nightly Walk – Power Walking
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