Don Austin’s contract extended four years

The PAUSD board of education approved a four-year contract extension for Superintendent Don Austin at its Nov. 10 board meeting, despite calls from some community members to hold off on the extension until the ...

Elementary schools begin to reopen

Kindergarten and first grade students returned to district campuses and began in-person learning on Oct. 12, with other grades to follow in the coming weeks. This decision was voted on by the Palo Alto Unifi...

School board race introductions

Katie Causey Katie Causey is a 2012 Palo Alto High School graduate and nonprofit employee who is running on the platforms of student voices, equity and the physical and mental wellbeing of students which she s...

Ethnic studies bill awaiting approval

As more Americans begin to question commonly accepted cultures, systems and norms for their bias against marginalized groups, some of the country’s seemingly most trivial practices — no matter their scope — hav...