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[13 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Former UFC fighter Eugene Jackson working to mentor East Palo Alto youth Eugene “The Wolf” Jackson is working with a coalition to fund after-school boxing programs, golf programs, music programs and other initiatives for the youth of East Palo Alto.

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Paly prepares for year of hard hats and rubble to pave way for gleaming athletic center The high school plans to replace antiquated gyms with state-of-the-art facilities by August 2015. Officials are making arrangements to mitigate disruption to student activities during construction.

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[14 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Palo Alto High School students show high spirits for annual tradition Spirit week, which marks the days leading up to the homecoming football game, fosters camaraderie through a series of rallies and contests.

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[1 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
New Common Core school standards inspire Ravenswood to revamp curriculum Teachers and administrators in East Palo Alto are preparing for a national initiative that leave curriculum planning to individual school districts, but provides a set of universal standards.

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[31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
East Palo Alto parcel tax has benefited police more than violence prevention efforts In 2006, voters approved a parcel tax that would equally fund public safety measures and violence prevention programs. The city is now racing the clock to use unspent prevention money before the tax expires.

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[29 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Pro wrestlers raise cash for Santa Clara schools and back ‘WrestleMania’ bid This was not your typical middle school fundraiser: wrestlers demonstrated their moves to raise money for the Santa Clara Schools Foundation and to help the city’s bid to host WrestleMania 2015.

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[22 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Challenge Success Fall Parent Education Event kicks off new year At the beginning of October, Challenge Success hosted 500 people from over 29 different schools at Stanford University for their annual Fall Parent Education Conference.

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[15 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Ravenswood board considers new K-12 charter school in East Palo Alto Aspire Public Schools built a loyal following in East Palo Alto by stressing college preparation. Now the charter management organization wants permission to expand.

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[27 Jun 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Palo Alto is the second ‘most educated’ place in U.S. While 30.9% of Americans have completed at least a bachelor’s degree, almost 80% of Palo Alto residents have an undergraduate degree, according to U.S. Census data compiled by NerdWallet.