Speech and Debate season starts strong

It’s no secret that Palo Alto High School’s Speech and Debate team is a powerhouse, and in recent competitions the Paly juggernaut has continued to dominate while making inroads into a new type of debate compet...
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Achievement gap after graduation

New data presented to the Board indicates that Palo Alto Unified School District’s (PAUSD) achievement gap persists after high school. College graduation data shows that historically under-represented (HUR) ...

Hourly minimum wage raised to $15

The Palo Alto City Council voted to incrementally raise the minimum wage from $11 per hour to $15 per hour by 2019 in accordance with the Cities Association of Santa Clara County’s plan for minimum wage increas...
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New living skills class proposed

Kenneth Horowitz, a health teacher at Foothill Community College, and Nanette Solvason, the Dean of Biology and Health Services, proposed offering a collaborative health class as an alternative to Living Skills...