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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board needs to open up discussion of OCR rulings

Eight months ago our community learned that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) found that Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by not so fast, on Nov 21, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 31 comments | 31687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Investigation finds high school transcripts in order

The online transcripts of seniors at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are in order, the Palo Alto school district announced...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by publish, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 31 comments | 5984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three preparing bids for Palo Alto school board

Three parent leaders have confirmed that they are strongly considering running for two open seats on the Palo Alto Board...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on May 3, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 8046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto substitute teachers to get pay raise

Following the testimony of four substitute teachers who said their pay is too low at Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by SouthernCalSub, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 31 comments | 10288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 7779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 9217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Troubling' cheating allegations at Stanford

Stanford University officials are investigating allegations of a high number of students engaging in cheating, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Former Teacher, on May 31, 2015 at 12:52 am | 31 comments | 8935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Push, Don't Crush, the Students

Another NYT article on PAUSD: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/sunday-review/push-dont-crush-the-students.html?fb_ref=Default&_r=0...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by YellingAtTheWall, on May 2, 2015 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is BETTER? PAUSD or Los Altos?

Having many friends in the surrounding districts, I am still really wondering if we aren't missing the real problem here....

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by It's a Draw, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 31 comments | 3998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools wrestle with class-size targets

An eighth-grade algebra class at JLS Middle School with 33 students. A French class at Jordan Middle School with 33 students....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Aug 16, 2016 at 11:11 am | 31 comments | 9718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases final youth suicide report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Friday a much-anticipated final report on its investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Mar 13, 2017 at 10:07 am | 31 comments | 8583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss renaming schools

A committee's recommendation to rename two Palo Alto middle schools will be up for debate Tuesday night when the school board...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by observer, on Mar 7, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 31 comments | 3805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why is there a Taser debate?

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Original post made by Silver Bullet on Mar. 29, 2007
Last comment by Ed, on May 24, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 31 comments | 7027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find gang graffiti in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto police officer noticed gang-related graffiti painted on a fence near the Edgewood Plaza shopping center last...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jerry99, on Jul 8, 2011 at 11:36 am | 31 comments | 3409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Agents seize $7 million in heroin in East Palo Alto

The largest heroin bust ever in San Mateo County occurred Tuesday in East Palo Alto when agents from the California Bureau...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Y, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 31 comments | 7553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway armed robbery Thursday night

Palo Alto police report that an armed robber held up two persons who had just pulled into a driveway in the 400 block of...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 31 comments | 2268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters blast Palo Alto's labor-reform measure

For the second straight year, Palo Alto voters will find themselves in the midst of a heated labor battle between their elected...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 31 comments | 3130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 21, killed in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in East Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 17, 2011 at 12:57 am | 31 comments | 2698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

When sentencing young lawbreakers, race matters, study finds

People's opinions on whether youth who break the law should be sentenced as adults vary significantly when a single word...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Duh, on Jun 5, 2012 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 5310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catalytic-converter thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters on the Peninsula and three thefts were reported in Palo Alto Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lenehey, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:01 am | 31 comments | 5157 Views
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