Imagine: A six-year-old Kent Slaney dashes through the Escondido Elementary School playground, leaving his playmates in the dust. Flash to today, Slaney is a key member of both the Palo Alto High School cross country and track and field teams. He amazes his community and consistently breaks personal and course records.
Algebra 2 and Intro to Analysis and Calculus are officially introducing MathXLForSchool, an online math homework program, into their curriculum. After running MathXL as a pilot program last year, math teacher Sharla May advocated for the program to replace normal homework.
The Paly Voice sat down with Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education members Heidi Emberling and Melissa Baten Caswell to discuss their priorities if re-elected to the Board and their views on significant community issues.