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News and information from Patch and your neighbors about schools in your towns.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
WATCH: Amador Valley Junior Films Important Documentary

WATCH: Amador Valley Junior Films Important Documentary

Jacob Baer created a documentary highlighting Children of Deaf Adults’ and their proud bilingual community.
Collaboration Between Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, African Arts Non-Profit Cheza Nami Yields First Major Educational Grant

Collaboration Between Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, African Arts Non-Profit Cheza Nami Yields First Major Educational Grant

The grant from the City of Pleasanton will provide educational assemblies on African culture to Pleasanton elementary schools.
Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation Announces '2014 Innovative Education Grant' Recipients

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation Announces '2014 Innovative Education Grant' Recipients

PPIE recently awarded $41,000 to 20 educators and counselors in Pleasanton.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
Alisal Elementary Principal Moves to Livermore School

Alisal Elementary Principal Moves to Livermore School

Terri Quesinberry is taking over as the principal at Sunset Elementary School in Livermore.
Foothill High Students Awarded Scholarships from Pleasanton North Rotary

Foothill High Students Awarded Scholarships from Pleasanton North Rotary

The graduates were presented with certificates during an awards ceremony on June.
Introducing the Amador Valley High School Graduating Class of 2014

Introducing the Amador Valley High School Graduating Class of 2014

Do you recognize any of the names on this list?
Introducing the Horizon High School Graduating Class of 2014

Introducing the Horizon High School Graduating Class of 2014

Do you recognize any of the names on this list?
Introducing the Village High School Graduating Class of 2014

Introducing the Village High School Graduating Class of 2014

Do you recognize any of the names on this list?
Students Participate in Foothill High School's Math Team Tournament

Students Participate in Foothill High School's Math Team Tournament

Teens from both Amador Valley and Foothill took part in the event on June 4 and June 5.
Third Grader Wins Essay, Poster Contest

Third Grader Wins Essay, Poster Contest

Justin Im's work will be featured at 200 libraries across the Bay Area.
WATCH: High School Students Take a Few (Many, Actually) Steps Backward to Show School Pride

WATCH: High School Students Take a Few (Many, Actually) Steps Backward to Show School Pride

You won't be able to take your eyes off of Foothill High Falcon's 'Lip Dub' video.
School District Alerted to AP Testing Irregularity at Amador Valley High

School District Alerted to AP Testing Irregularity at Amador Valley High

Amador Valley will be holding three parent forums to answer questions.
School Board Eliminates Staggered Reading Schedule For Pleasanton Third Graders

School Board Eliminates Staggered Reading Schedule For Pleasanton Third Graders

Third graders will have an extra 45 minutes of classroom time next year that was not available this school year due to the staggered reading schedule.
Parents Rallying to Close the Book on Staggered Reading Schedule

Parents Rallying to Close the Book on Staggered Reading Schedule

The school district board meeting is scheduled for May 27 at 7 p.m.
School District to Recognize Classified Employees in May

School District to Recognize Classified Employees in May

School district officials say classified employees play a critical role in supporting students in Pleasanton.