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The Orange County Classical Academy is Going to Transform Education in California

The Orange County Classical Academy is Going to Transform Education in California

    By Edward Ring In barely one month, 360 elementary school students will begin attending a new charter school that offers a dramatic departure from the failed public education model in California. The Orange County Classical Academy (OCCA) will open its doors to kindergarten through 5th-grade students, and apart from the student demographics, nothing about this school […]

About Wisdom

About Wisdom

    By Sigrid Weidenweber The definition of wisdom is the ability to discern between falsehood and outright lies, and the truth. Yes, there are truths and one must know them. The longer I look at the world, my own surroundings, consisting of our part of the globe, the more distressed I become. I remember […]

Record Number of Migrant Students Enroll in Summer Program

Record Number of Migrant Students Enroll in Summer Program

A record number of migrant students have enrolled in a program that will provided important educational opportunities this summer in Ventura County. A total of 850 students have signed up for at-home summer instruction offered by the Migrant Education Program at the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE). The program provides services to students who […]

California education chief says schools can’t open without masks

California education chief says schools can’t open without masks

By MACKENZIE MAYS SACRAMENTO — California has a major goal to meet before schools can reopen: acquiring masks for teachers and more than 6 million students. Local school districts will decide when they will welcome students back to physical classrooms and the state is not mandating a common opening date, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond […]

6 Hidden Blessings of Homeschooling

6 Hidden Blessings of Homeschooling

BY MICHAEL COURTER Now that schools are closed just about everywhere, we have no choice but to take back responsibility for our children’s learning. For many, it feels like another chore on top of a pile of responsibilities, while others feel they finally get a chance to educate their children how they have always wanted to. […]

8 Best Online Course Platforms

8 Best Online Course Platforms

By John McGill Regardless of where you study, it is always a good idea to brush up your knowledge or to start learning something new. There is a variety of online course platforms on different subjects that aim to give you food for thought regarding dozens of subjects, which means that you can learn the […]

Why are local tax dollars being used to prop up one liberal newspaper?

Why are local tax dollars being used to prop up one liberal newspaper?

By Jim Clark While reading the free acorn newspaper that arrived on my driveway a couple weeks ago, I was struck by two things: 1) It contained fewer pages than normal, and 2) there were a lot of new full-page ads that I hadn’t seen before. Full-page ads are very expensive, and most of them […]

Coronavirus and accidental homeschooling: More families will appreciate this education option

Coronavirus and accidental homeschooling: More families will appreciate this education option

By Sam Sorbo “It is understandable that American parents are leery of stepping outside of institutions into the DIY realm. But soon we will be living in a post-COVID-19 world, and much of what we perceived as normative will be forever changed — including education. My hope is that when we emerge on the other […]

The Assault on the American Child

The Assault on the American Child

    By Edward Kennelly Students in public schools across America are being taught about transgenderism at a very young age. Children in public schools all throughout California, New York City, New Jersey, and Colorado are being taught about LGBTQ history. Some textbooks include stories of Native American spirit animals which embodied both male and […]

Will the Coronavirus Revolutionize Education?

Will the Coronavirus Revolutionize Education?

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views This is a chance, during a crisis, to modernize our 19th century education system.  We already have an online community college system run by the State.  There are online charter schools.  We have the Kahn academy that is a better teacher, subject by subject then a […]

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