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The Looming Nightmare

The Looming Nightmare

    By Larry Sand The ongoing Covid lockdown hysteria is taking a brutal toll on the young. According to the Burbio school tracker, 53 percent of schools nationwide are now fully open for business. With the new CDC guidelines having determined that three feet is a safe distance for students, one would think the other 47 […]

Post-Lockdown Classrooms: Auspicious Settings for Fresh Approaches

Post-Lockdown Classrooms: Auspicious Settings for Fresh Approaches

PRESS RELEASE A Mirror for Americans, Dr. Cornelius Grove Brooklyn, NY, April 5, 2021 — The pandemic proved that schools can pivot away from “how it’s always been done” and create new paths toward learning. With returning pupils widely believed to have lost ground in their learning, now is a promising time to consider approaches to […]

What School Shutdowns Have Wrought

What School Shutdowns Have Wrought

    By Larry Sand Though Covid-related restrictions are easing across the country, fewer than half of America’s students are back in school full-time, according to Burbio, a website tracking school reopenings. A look at the national map shows that the most populous state, California, is also the most locked down, while the third-most populous, Florida, is almost completely […]

VCCCD Names Two Finalists for Moorpark College President

VCCCD Names Two Finalists for Moorpark College President

Candidates will participate in forum with the District community Camarillo, Calif. (April 2, 2021)—The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) board of trustees announces its two final candidates for the position of president at Moorpark College. The finalists are Brian K. Sanders, Ed.D., vice president of instruction at Columbia College in Sonora, Calif., and Julius […]

Myart-Cruz Control- Resistance Mounts to Teacher Union Orchestrated Lockdowns in Los Angeles.

Myart-Cruz Control- Resistance Mounts to Teacher Union Orchestrated Lockdowns in Los Angeles.

    By Larry Sand As has been well documented, pandemic-related school reopenings are based mostly on politics and union strength. In union-lite, politically-sensible Florida, the state resumed in-person instruction in August, and Covid case rates remained lower than those in the general community. According to Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran, 80 percent of Florida students are attending […]

Dr. Cesar Morales Appointed as Ventura County Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Cesar Morales Appointed as Ventura County Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Cesar Morales was appointed today as the new Ventura County Superintendent of Schools. After conducting a nationwide search, the Ventura County Board of Education made the decision this morning by a unanimous vote. Dr. Morales will fill the vacancy created in February when Stan Mantooth retired from the post. Dr. Morales currently serves as […]

Los Angeles Unified School District sued over mandatory vaccine, digital tracking policy

Los Angeles Unified School District sued over mandatory vaccine, digital tracking policy

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California Educators for Medical Freedom, with assistance from the Health Freedom Defense Fund (HFDF), has sued the Los Angeles Unified School District over its mandatory vaccine policy and digital tracking system. Both violate federal law and basic human rights, the plaintiffs argue. The second-largest school district in the […]

Millions of families chose homeschooling during pandemic

Millions of families chose homeschooling during pandemic

Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)   Home-based education is surging in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic and now a longtime advocate for homeschooling says the positive feedback from parents is promising. The China-born virus that shuttered Main Street stores and shut down assembly lines more than a year ago also meant students fled their classrooms, too, […]

Ventura County Science Fair Goes Virtual for 2021

Ventura County Science Fair Goes Virtual for 2021

Vaccine hesitancy, biodegradable plastic and ocean acidification are just some of the timely subjects of entries in the 2021 Ventura County Science Fair. The event, coordinated by the Ventura County Office of Education, was held entirely online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. While many students were unable to access the usual resources, tools […]

Relaxed School Distancing Rules are Another Sign of Progress

Relaxed School Distancing Rules are Another Sign of Progress

In a new sign of progress in the battle against the coronavirus, health officials have reduced the minimum required distance between students in a classroom from six feet to three feet. The change came quickly after the CDC announced the new three foot guidelines last Friday. The California Department of Public Health, which sets the […]

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