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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Shuttle - What is happening?

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Original post made by Ann on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:18 am | 23 comments | 3318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Our Culture Keeps Students Out of Science

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Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Thanks PAUSD, on Aug 9, 2008 at 4:56 pm | 23 comments | 2859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Boost anti-suicide programs,' Ojakians urge

The death of a Gunn High School student Tuesday should be used to boost suicide-prevention and mental-health programs in...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 8, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 23 comments | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-round schools here?

Japan has year-round academics - they get 2-3 weeks off in April or May as their break. Would a year-round program work...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by belle, on May 21, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 23 comments | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Slowdown on Garland school re-opening?

Budget constraints and lower-than-expected enrollment growth have slowed the planned re-opening of Garland Elementary School...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:44 am | 23 comments | 2981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building communities within our high schools.

I attended a meeting about teen depression a few weeks ago. One of the speakers was a basketball coach at Paly. The point...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 2423 Views

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School board worries about class sizes, fund cuts

Palo Alto school board members voiced concern Tuesday over proposed budget cuts that would boost the size of ninth-grade...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by notonlyme, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 23 comments | 1571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best elementary school for below average student

It is possible that my 6 yr old child will be underperforming academically in school, as he is already behind most of his...

Original post made by Concerned mom on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by paparent, on Apr 4, 2010 at 11:43 am | 23 comments | 2777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interfaith group seeks better teen 'connections'

Spurred by last year's string of Palo Alto student suicides at the Caltrain tracks, an interfaith group is exploring ways...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 10, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 23 comments | 2585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outgoing director Zepecki reflects on special education

In a town famous for its competitive, nationally ranked high schools, about 10 percent of Palo Alto children navigate kindergarten...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Parent of an underserve child, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:57 am | 23 comments | 3688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto wins state football title

Palo Alto wrapped up the finest football season in 99 years of playing the sport by holding off nationally ranked Centennial...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by stop, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 23 comments | 2802 Views

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Palo Alto schools hire new expert on test data

The Palo Alto school district has hired a new, high-level data cruncher to analyze student performance and other testing...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by No more administrators!, on May 29, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 23 comments | 2238 Views

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Castilleja School to drop science APs

In what is described as a bid to deepen student learning, Castilleja School will replace its Advanced Placement science classes...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by CastillejaStudent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:54 am | 23 comments | 2837 Views

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When regular school doesn't work, Menlo Park enterprise offers help

The "parental angst" that walks through her door is familiar territory to Rhonda Racine, founder and director of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by English prof, on May 20, 2013 at 8:52 am | 23 comments | 4034 Views

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Two declare school board candidacies

Two candidates so far have declared their intentions to run this fall for what will be three available seats on the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:00 am | 23 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: School districts, education supporters balance dread with hope on Prop. 30 tax vote

Palo Alto schools have felt the bite of the Great Recession and severe cuts in state funding for local districts. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by frivolous whim, on Sep 3, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 23 comments | 1609 Views

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Principals to report on counseling tonight

The principals of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will report to the Board of Education tonight on their efforts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent of Gunn student, on Nov 4, 2012 at 10:49 am | 23 comments | 2825 Views

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Parents confront school board about bullying

Amid tearful recountings by parents of painful school bullying situations, Palo Alto school board members and district Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by big, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 23 comments | 2165 Views
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