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Is The Current School Board Culture War Really That Different From The Past, Or Are We Just Paying More Attention?

Is The Current School Board Culture War Really That Different From The Past, Or Are We Just Paying More Attention?

Kendall Tietz Parents across the U.S. have spoken out against ideology and curricula they don’t agree with, often in viral moments caught on video criticizing school boards’ decisions on masks, COVID-19 vaccine mandates, reopening and critical race theory. “When something happens where people feel like they can no longer control what’s going on in their […]

This is how the data revolution is helping students in Ventura County

This is how the data revolution is helping students in Ventura County

Stan Mantooth,  Ventura County Superintendent of Schools   The Big Ways that Big Data is Reshaping Education In the business world, it’s often said that measuring something is the first step to improving it, and the same holds true in education. More than ever before, we have the tools to measure and analyze the performance […]

When Is Literature Not Literature For Public School Students?

When Is Literature Not Literature For Public School Students?

It’s NOT black and white! Do you love to read? Do your children love to read? Do you know what is on their school’s approved reading lists? Whether one has a child in school or not, we should all care deeply about what books young minds are consuming. If you have been influenced by literature, […]

Exclusive: Former Pearson Exec Reveals Anti-American Agenda in Common Core

Exclusive: Former Pearson Exec Reveals Anti-American Agenda in Common Core

By Dr. Susan Berry

Common Core: Do our kids feel like lab rats?

Common Core: Do our kids feel like lab rats?

Editor’s Note: C. J. is a local high school student.  This is his story and his experience.  Unfortunately, what is happening to him is not uncommon.  It’s symptomatic of a failed curriculum which is detrimental to our children, a grim indication of where we are headed. Throughout my years of school I have always had […]

Teachers Union Won’t Play ‘Broad’ Way

Teachers Union Won’t Play ‘Broad’ Way

By Larry Sand  Los Angeles teachers union and its friends are livid over plan to charterize 260 schools. According to a memo unearthed by Los Angeles Times writer Howard Blume, the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and other charter advocates want to create 260 new charter schools in Los Angeles, enrolling at least 130,000 students. […]

Common Core Assessment OPT OUT Lawsuit filed in two districts, more to follow . .

Common Core Assessment OPT OUT Lawsuit filed in two districts, more to follow . .

New Common Core Lawsuit Asserts Parents’ Rights

New Common Core Lawsuit Asserts Parents’ Rights

New CAASPP Student Assessment Scores Released — California’s new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

New CAASPP Student Assessment Scores Released —  California’s new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Educrats “Explain” Common Core Testing—Where is the Reality or Education?

Educrats “Explain” Common Core Testing—Where is the Reality or Education?

By Steve Frank, September 8, 2015  There is a theory that most accept, if you can to explain something, you have already lost the discussion and debate. Tests are to determine if a student learn something over the past year. Why does Common Core testing need an explanation? Could it be because Common core scores are […]

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