Proposition 36, which reforms California’s three-strikes law, is headed for passage while voters have rejected Proposition 34, which would have eliminated the death penalty, and Proposition 37, which would have mandated the labeling of genetically-modified food. Governor Jerry Brown’s signature ballot initiative, Proposition 30, will likely pass by two percent.
The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council and the Board of Education are split on endorsing competing Propositions 30 and 38.
Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board members discussed a proposal to align district graduation requirement with state college entry requirements at its Tuesday night meeting. The Board expressed universal support for the plan, on which it will vote in two weeks.