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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers: Support needed for graduation proposal

High school teachers Tuesday said a move to stiffen graduation requirements, by itself, will not boost the achievement of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 6, 2017 at 6:31 am | 132 comments | 11874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school life: To whom it may concern

A veteran Palo Alto educator reflects on the challenges of high school -- and how teachers, students and parents can help. ■...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 131 comments | 63191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board members take umbrage at allegations of possible Brown Act violations

Stung by what they view as unfair allegations that they violated California's open-meeting law, Palo Alto school board members...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by amazed, on Jun 13, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 131 comments | 99001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying in school

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Original post made by Parent At Middle School on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Mar 18, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 130 comments | 12954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee forms against school board candidate

A group of Palo Alto parents concerned about school board candidate Kathy Jordan's temperament, in particular her interactions...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Get Your Facts Straight, on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 130 comments | 13856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin-immersion grant saves PA district $$

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 129 comments | 7243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student stays home pending court ruling

An 11-year-old Palo Alto boy is home from school pending an Oct. 25 court hearing on whether his genetic condition poses...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 127 comments | 9789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park On Track For Adopting FLES

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 20, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 126 comments | 17218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying recommendations delayed until April 9

The Palo Alto school district will unveil its recommendations for a new policy on bullying April 9, Superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:00 am | 125 comments | 8350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday night's HRC meeting

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 21, 2007 at 1:56 pm | 125 comments | 10844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the achievement gap

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Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 21, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 124 comments | 11476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement test data sparks heated discussion

Responding to criticism that he's excessively focused on test scores, Palo Alto School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Finland does it better, on Nov 21, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 124 comments | 45445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painful bullying stories told to school board

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

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Misha, on Feb 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 124 comments | 9264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to stop bullying

Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto has a freshly repainted playground for games the kids play during recess. It's a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 123 comments | 9060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support expressed for new secondary school

The school district office was imbued with excitement and enthusiasm on Monday night as both the school board and community...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Choice for the few, on Dec 1, 2015 at 10:23 am | 122 comments | 10653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails reveal internal school discussions

Palo Alto school-district superintendent Kevin Skelly has made a practice of communicating with school board members via...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Alumni, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:07 am | 122 comments | 102102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn top nationwide rankings

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Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by Student, on Apr 15, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 122 comments | 14822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to stick with new school calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday indicated it will press ahead with a reformed academic calendar for 2012-13, despite emotional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 122 comments | 11568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district leadership fires back at feds

The leadership of the Palo Alto Unified School District is swinging back at a federal agency, alleging that factual errors...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 121 comments | 11760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six candidates to vie for school board

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Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 16, 2007 at 12:54 am | 121 comments | 11887 Views
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