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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A NIMBY speaks to Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by NIMBY on Jan. 20, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 22, 2007 at 1:44 pm | 46 comments | 5610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More housing = more Kids

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Original post made by ToldUSo on Jan. 23, 2007
Last comment by A PARENT, on Mar 7, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 46 comments | 6175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School

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Original post made by PrivateSchoolParent on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 23, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 46 comments | 6345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly sports fields to get synthetic turf

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 20, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 46 comments | 6947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools lottery process revamped

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Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 26, 2008 at 6:19 pm | 46 comments | 9607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Most People, College Is a Waste of Time

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Original post made by joan on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by peter s, on Aug 16, 2008 at 9:37 pm | 46 comments | 3185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big jump in API score at Briones

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Original post made by anne on Sep. 14, 2008
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 22, 2008 at 7:57 am | 46 comments | 4456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Inspiring' Paly High sophomore dies in sleep

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Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by jackie wells, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 4787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teen was smart, gentle, sweet, parents recall

Surrounded by a score of comforting relatives, Jean-Paul "JP" Blanchard's parents looked back on the life of their son late...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Adam She, on May 18, 2009 at 8:38 am | 46 comments | 12723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Balancing student emotional health, academics

Around a table littered with napkins, stacks of documents, car keys and carafes of iced tea, Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Aug 22, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 46 comments | 5389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students of color overrepresented in special ed

The overrepresentation of Palo Alto's Hispanic and African-American students in special education will be the subject of...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Answer to Walter, on May 1, 2011 at 9:48 am | 46 comments | 4245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reforms may demand change to Gunn 'bell schedule'

Gunn High School's daily "bell schedule" may have to change in 2014-2015 to make time in the school week for full delivery...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent of 3, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 46 comments | 8282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar survey: 'benefits outweigh tradeoffs'

The benefits of recent changes to Palo Alto's school calendar outweigh the tradeoffs, high school students, parents and teachers...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 46 comments | 10735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State launches special ed review

In an emotional meeting Tuesday night, about 50 parents of Palo Alto special education students recounted their children's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Terman student, on Feb 5, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 46 comments | 34783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wants to Double , on May 7, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 46 comments | 2697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New goals for Palo Alto schools come into focus

After spending a day looking inward, the Palo Alto school board shifted its gaze forward at the second day of an annual retreat,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Completely, on Jun 23, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 46 comments | 5208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 46 comments | 6609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: It's the secrecy, stupid

To help keep then-candidate Bill Clinton focused on the poor condition of the U.S. economy in his 1992 presidential campaign...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Its the TRUST Stupid, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 6763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: District not informed by principal about sex-abuse investigation

Superintendent Max McGee said he first learned of serious child-abuse allegations made against an Ohlone Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by LelandManorMom, on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 10044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witnesses help nab Palo Alto burglary suspects

Alert witnesses led to the arrest of two East Palo Alto juveniles, 13 and 15, for a Palo Alto home burglary and attempted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 46 comments | 2972 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,214 views

What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,513 views

 

Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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