Why Change is Needed

PAUSD's news coverage below will show you why change is needed. 

Kathy hopes to bring common sense, fiscal responsibility, accountability, and a focus on students back to our schools. 

The $6 million blunder

As school district misses key deadline, unions take full advantage

Palo Alto Online, Sept. 1, 2017

Palo Alto High School student accused of on-campus sexual assault

Palo Alto Online, May 11, 2017

District grapples with ongoing budget deficit

Palo Alto Unified's 2016 tax misestimation and 2017 contract blunder will affect bottom line for several years

Palo Alto Online, January 19, 2018

Report: District failed to follow law, policy in sex-assault case

Palo Alto Online, Sept. 20, 2017

School board slammed over error

Palo Alto Daily Post, September 13, 2017

OCR findings: A repeated failure to properly investigate

Federal agency details school district's improper handling of sexual harassment complaints, incidents over three-year period

Palo Alto Online, March 13, 2017

Allegations against principal piled up

Palo Alto Daily Post, March 14, 2017

School board member criticizes legal spending

Board approves third budget increase this year for law firms

Palo Alto Online, June 7, 2018

Palo Alto school district stunned by tax shortfall

Just two weeks into new fiscal year, property-tax increase less than expected

Palo Alto Online, July 15, 2016

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

Father, daughter reveal 2015 on-campus incident and fault district for failing to properly respond

Palo Alto Online, May 24, 2017

Editorial: Suddenly, a school budget crisis some feared

Tax growth falls short of Palo Alto school district's projections

Palo Alto Online, July 15, 2016

Report: 'timely' but 'flawed' response to 2015 sex assault

Law firm's findings echo failures in other Palo Alto Unified Title IX cases

Palo Alto Online, June 12, 2018

District faulted over sex assault

Palo Alto Daily News, June 12, 2018

Harassment probe for schools pricey

Palo Alto Daily News, March 25, 2017

Under fire from critics, school board reduces public comment time 

Palo Alto Daily Post,  Sept. 14, 2017

District seeks to limit 'unduly burdensome' public records requests

Palo Alto Online, June 19, 2018

Ex-Paly principal disciplined for harassment

Palo Online, April 11, 2014

High school principals disciplined

Palo Online, March 7, 2018

Principals faulted, one fires back

Palo Alto Daily Post, March 9, 2018

Paly teacher sentenced to prison for sex crimes 

Palo Alto Online, April 28, 2017

Former Palo Alto teacher convicted of child sex abuse

Palo Alto Online, February 14, 2018

Paly revising schedule to address instructional minutes deficit

Optional zero period does not count toward state requirement

Palo Alto Online, June 14, 2018

Paly music teacher arrested

Palo Alto Daily Post, January 18, 2018