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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Administrators who handled Paly sex-assault case ID'd

At the school board's first public meeting about a just completed law-firm investigation into the district's response to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by whadausay, 5 hours ago | 60 comments | 7300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by A former parent, 18 hours ago | 43 comments | 6141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Déjà vu for school district

Another disturbing portrait emerged this week of a school district still confused about its legal obligations in handling...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Lame excuses, 23 hours ago | 22 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by David, on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 13 comments | 7205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Renowned Stanford diving coach announces his retirement

Dr. Rick Schavone, one of the nation's premier diving instructors, announced his retirement Thursday after 36 seasons as...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by X MPCSD Employee , on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 13 comments | 3605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to test new public-comment rules

In an effort to reign in meetings that regularly run past 10 p.m., the Palo Alto school board is testing a series of changes...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by for healthier High Schools, on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 2343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Our right to know

A round of public apologies Tuesday night by Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent Max McGee for a blunder that...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by screed, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 12 comments | 2688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent's performance

Days after two Palo Alto Unified School District board members called for Superintendent Max McGee's removal, the school...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 16 comments | 3094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know about World Languages program at PAUSD?

Hello, I am wondering if anyone here can provide me with some information related to PAUSD's World Languages Program....

Original post made by WorldParent on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 18, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders worry state bill could create traffic, safety problems

A state bill that would require all California secondary schools to start the day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. has gathered...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Secondary should start later and elementary earlier, on Sep 17, 2017 at 8:04 am | 14 comments | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, supe apologize; cuts could affect students

All five school board members and Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee on Tuesday night apologized for their lack of...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gladiator, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 68 comments | 6307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix PAUSD, part II: Hold PAEA accountable

Fix PAUSD: Do not renew McGee's contract was mostly achieved since I wrote about it three months ago: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2017/06/12/fix-pausd-do-not-renew-mcgees-...

Original post made by Fix PAUSD on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bottom line, on Sep 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The $6 million blunder

For the second time in less than a year, an avoidable mistake by top Palo Alto school district administrators will cost taxpayers...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 16, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 157 comments | 17276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss Paly sex-assault investigation

The school board will meet in closed session on Wednesday to review a much-anticipated investigation into how district leadership...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Kathy Jordan, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Time for McGee to go

The revelation that top Palo Alto school district administrators never took the necessary steps to reopen negotiations with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 12, 2017 at 3:36 pm | 102 comments | 9307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supe Max McGee to retire next year

Max McGee came to the Palo Alto Unified School District in 2014 with high hopes of innovating education in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Just Go, on Sep 12, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 115 comments | 9909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge deeper push to improve special ed

It was supposed to be the "golden ticket" for the Palo Alto Unified School District's special-education program: an in-depth,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Time to leave PAUSD, on Sep 12, 2017 at 2:13 am | 27 comments | 7868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district fills top, 'critical' positions

The Palo Alto school district announced Wednesday that outside hires from school districts in Virginia, Southern California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Energy U R my hero!, on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:03 am | 28 comments | 5684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school life: To whom it may concern

A veteran Palo Alto educator reflects on the challenges of high school -- and how teachers, students and parents can help. ■...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 131 comments | 55479 Views
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Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
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