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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council race expands

Former Gunn High School teacher John Fredrich, who has made four prior bids for the Palo Alto City Council, filed a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 22 comments | 2768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do your kids pay for downloaded music?

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Original post made by Conflicted Parent on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by test, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 8304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Crossing Guard limitations

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Original post made by Lynn Drake on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Jessica, on Jan 10, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 22 comments | 3507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come Meet the Palo Alto School Board Candidates - this FRIDAY!!!

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Original post made by J.asher on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 27, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 22 comments | 3416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde Lottery?

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Original post made by W.G.B. on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 22 comments | 3423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French teacher fights cancellation of AP exam

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sad former student, on May 26, 2008 at 2:10 am | 22 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it ethical to produce political material targeting children?

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Original post made by disgusted on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community members: Keep Paly's historic look

With plans underway to build a new theater at Palo Alto High School, community members expressed concern for maintaining...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by George, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 22 comments | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Verde PTA hosts Boundary Discussion

Garland Boundary Discussion, March 18 @ 7 PM Scott Laurence with the Garland Boundary Committee and Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about MIDDLE school math texts?

There's been a lot of discussion about the elementary school text adoption, with people hating on Everyday Math. What about...

Original post made by jordan parent on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perpective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:21 am | 22 comments | 3003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rave reviews for 'Everyday Mathematics'

Teachers and administrators from top school districts in Illinois and one in California report strong results after using...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alabama Teacher, on Apr 9, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 22 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Step Ahead of the EM Train Wreck

This was an interesting read; it's a potential preview of what we have to look forward to over the next few years. - Parent [The...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Barry Garelick, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 2457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools to add engineering, AP Chinese

An AP course in Chinese language and culture and a class in engineering design are likely to be added to this fall's class...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto district in top 5; achievement gap lingers

Struggling students were spotlighted Wednesday as fifth- and sixth-grade teachers gathered at Jordan Middle School to parse...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 2293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Having problems with pre-regisration for 1st grade?

Is anyone else having this problem? Last year, with my kindergarten students, no problem. But this year, I have been informed...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Apr 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 22 comments | 4331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stiffer graduation requirements for Palo Alto?

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Tuesday) will discuss a proposal to stiffen high school graduation requirements...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on May 25, 2011 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School priorities: Homework, counseling policies

A close look at homework policies and high school counseling will be among the top priorities of the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 22 comments | 2754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JLS administrator named principal at Duveneck

Chris Grierson has been named the new principal at Duveneck Elementary School. The former assistant principal at JLS Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 22 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than 1,700 freshmen arrive at Stanford today

Beware of lines at Target as more than 1,700 freshmen arrive to take up residence at Stanford University today (Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Sep 23, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Trip to Italy

I am hearing from my daughter about the Paly choir trip to Italy in June. It is a ten day trip filled with sightseeing,...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 22 comments | 1725 Views
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