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SCHOOLS & KIDS

With a sense of urgency, board approves mental health funding

Facing what multiple board members and the superintendent called a public health crisis at Palo Alto's two high schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Been There, Done That, 25 minutes ago | 7 comments | 611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD leadership crisis: the new nadir

"Something needs to be done," McGee said Tuesday. "We're in a crisis situation." It appears that Max McGee has been reading...

Original post made by Throw the bums out on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Give the guy a chance, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss $2 million in staff, program additions

Citing the improving economy and additional property tax revenues, school district staff is proposing a total of $2,086,941...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Reason, 2 hours ago | 46 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My PAUSD Registration Experience

Since when does registering a child become so frustrating? I tried to register my 5 year old daughter for school in August...

Original post made by A Busy Mother on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by A Busy Mom, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Mental Health Association organizes youth suicide prevention roundtable

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco is organizing a community roundtable on youth suicide prevention for this...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Observation, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, 8 hours ago | 22 comments | 3991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Troubling' cheating allegations at Stanford

Stanford University officials are investigating allegations of a high number of students engaging in cheating, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by TimH, 8 hours ago | 25 comments | 3602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the case for later start times

Hi, I am a Gunn graduate and have the option of writing a course project. I chose a topic that is of great importance...

Original post made by rc on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mommy, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The competitive high school perspective and a parent's opportunity to help their student

PART 1: My experience teaching at a high school with an API over 850 Following the most recent suicide tragedy at Palo...

Original post made by lesliefunk on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Venice Scherer, 22 hours ago | 473 comments | 188339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, 23 hours ago | 37 comments | 4768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 23 hours ago | 240 comments | 14545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miss Wesson's special gift to generations of kids, teachers and parents

I did a bit of time travel this month: I visited my third-grade teacher, "Miss Wesson," from Los Gatos Elementary School....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sweeps 2015 Heritage Music Festival

The Palo Alto Concert Choir won 1st place at the 2015 Heritage Festival in Anaheim this past weekend. Each of the three Paly...

Original post made by Steve Broadbent on Mar. 30, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck's $74K Furniture Spend

I recently learned that Duveneck is planning to spend $74K in PTA and district funds on classroom furniture. When classrooms...

Original post made by Dismayed on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by furniture, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 8 comments | 434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide Prevention: The EQ Phone

I have an idea for a phone app to help reduce the incidence of teen suicide. I don’t need to tell anyone in Palo Alto, California,...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Privacy concerns, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 84 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 3056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 am | 34 comments | 4759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

article on effects of homework duration

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/math-science-homework.aspx...

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama. We, each one of us, can...

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm | 8 comments | 926 Views
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