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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Principal

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Original post made by Jordan Dad on Mar. 1, 2008
Last comment by former Addison parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:40 am | 58 comments | 12590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board to Discuss "Next Steps" Toward Bullying Policy on Jan. 28

In School Superintendent Kevin Skelly's January 17 "Weekly" communication to the board, he reports that the agenda for the...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:03 pm | 16 comments | 2506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Ohlone?

For parents with children who have attended Ohlone Elementary School- Do you think it would be worth pulling a child out...

Original post made by 5thGraderParent on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by 5thGraderParent, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 2595 Views

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Abusive management practices in PAUSD

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Original post made by A Concerned Parent on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by RWE, on Jan 29, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 19 comments | 3627 Views

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Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2044 Views

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class rank

I am a new parent, and I don't know how the school give out class rank for the students. It seems they are ranking the students...

Original post made by A Gunn parent on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by A parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friendly Drive for Healthy Schools!

Since people on TS are probably more comfortable signing online than most people, I thought I'd post here. I'm still finding...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 5 comments | 255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Platform? To Sign for Healthy Schools!

I am collecting signatures for a friendly signature drive to ask PAUSD to adopt an indoor air quality (IAQ) management plan...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE A BALLOTS DUE TODAY!

Your voted ballot must be received by the Registrar of Voters by 8pm on Election Day, May 4, 2010, TODAY! Measure A is...

Original post made by A Mom on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 1753 Views

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is duveneck overflown this year?

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Original post made by a new duveneck parent on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 21, 2007 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 3827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu

Is anyone else considering keeping their kids home from school on Monday because of a possible flu outbreak?...

Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | 43 comments | 3433 Views

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Redshirted kids bullies?

I've been noticing the bullies at school (elementary) are pretty much the redshirted kids, mostly boys. Aside from the issues...

Original post made by a parent on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:55 am | 11 comments | 2475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Apple and PAUSD

As a parent, I found out that all the computer products in the PAUSD district office and schools are Apple products, with...

Original post made by A parent on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 26, 2012 at 11:52 am | 18 comments | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do teachers have a dress code?

School teacher dressing inappropriately. Should teachers have a dress code? She wears very low cut garments and extremely,extremely...

Original post made by a parent on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Getting a bit old, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 10 comments | 10396 Views

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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 | 19310 Views

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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 | 3885 Views

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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 | 8 comments | 5148 Views

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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 | 2169 Views

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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 | 1895 Views
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