The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore and the Livermore Valley Education Foundation are teaming up to help the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District purchase more than 1,000 Chromebook laptop computers.

In a 3-2 split vote, the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) decided it will reopen with a hybrid schedule for elementary schools at the start of the new year.

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The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) announced Wednesday that it will begin the process of accepting waivers to bring students in transitional kindergarten to 6th grade on campus for in-person learning at schools in Alameda County.

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The start of school in the Tri-Valley looks very different this year as students, teachers and families begin the work of making a successful transition into the new world of distance learning.

Since 1991, the Livermore Valley Educational Foundation (LVEF) has worked to ease the impact of funding cuts on the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), and their efforts in 2020 are still just as vital.

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The bulletin boards are decorated, the math manipulatives are at her fingertips, and the markers and whiteboards are fresh and ready as Mrs. Shortridge at Smith Elementary School welcomes her first-grade students to their new year of learning.

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Las Positas College and the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance have signed an agreement to offer foundational and advanced education for nonprofit professionals.

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As the mother of three school-aged children, Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Assemblymember, 16th District, knows how difficult this year has been as everyone has have dealt with the education of their children and the uncertainty of how to begin a new school year.

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The City of Dublin has announced that registration is now underway for L.I.V.E ‘n’ Rec (Learning in a Virtual Environment), a new program to provide support for working parents with children in first to fifth grades. This six-week program will run from Aug. 17 through Sept. 25. The program m…

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This August, Girls Math Association (GMA) at Dublin High School will host the 2020 GMA Math Contest, an online math competition for girls in grades 5 to 8.

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After an on-again, off-again delay, Dublin teachers welcomed the raise that the teachers union had ratified and signed on May 11, thanks to an agreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature on June 22 that will provide the money enabling Dublin to make the raises.

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District board of trustees approved a tentative budget that will be revised in coming months, after getting some relief from deeper funding cuts in the latest state budget.

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Granada High School basketball head coach Quaran Johnson was named “Coach of the Year” by TV30 at its 10th annual Outstanding High School Athletic Awards program, which was held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kelly Mokashi, resident of Pleasanton, announced her plans to run for the Pleasanton Unified School Board (PUSD) Board of Trustees in the upcoming Nov. 3, 2020, election.

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Livermore schools are preparing for significant budget cuts for the coming school year, mainly because the state will reduce funding as the economic toll of the pandemic and shelter-in-place orders hit its own budget.

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The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) recently named Dublin Unified School District’s Michelle Patridge as one of the 2020 Alameda County Classified Employees of the Year.

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The Las Positas College Foundation (LPCF) was founded in January, 2003 by a dedicated group of Tri-Valley community leaders. Their mission is to promote Las Positas College to the Tri-Valley community; to encourage residents to invest in the future of their great asset, Las Positas College; …

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) received an updated credit rating from Standard and Poors, moving from an ‘A+’ to ‘AA-’, with a stable outlook, as it closes out another successful calendar year.

Pleasanton Unified School District voters will be asked to authorize bond sales up to $323 million for school improvements in the March 3, 2020 election.

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Dyrell Foster, a veteran Southern California community college administrator, said this week that he is “looking forward to really hitting the ground running,” when he takes over in February as president of Las Positas College in Livermore.

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Sophomores at Livermore High School are learning how to help friends who may be facing a mental health challenge or crisis. In September, Livermore High was selected as one of only three sites in California to participate in a pilot study for Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA). Similar to …

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A team of 8th graders hailing from three different Livermore schools are preparing for the First Lego Robotics competition being held at Quarry Lane School in Dublin this weekend.

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Altamont Creek Elementary School Science Specialist Fenna Gatty donned her white lab coat and opened her classroom door for her third grade budding scientists and engineers. They filed into the room and sat on the carpet in “presentation mode” with their legs crossed and hands in laps. As th…

The number of non-traditional students continues to increase as working adults look to gain valuable educational experience and those who skipped college after high school seek to increase their ability to earn. Recent high school graduates also often need to put their education on the backb…

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Animoto, symbaloo, scratch, spark and dash are terms that may not sound familiar to the average adult, but to elementary students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), these are common tools used in their classrooms whenever they are learning with technology.