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Pressure mounts on Gov. Newsom to fix education funding for English learners

Pressure mounts on Gov. Newsom to fix education funding for English learners

By Chris Reed A scathing audit on school funding that found the state did not meet promises made six years ago to help English language learners, foster children and students from poor families sets up a 2020 test of the clout of the California Teachers Association and the California Federation of Teachers – and of the willingness […]

Conejo Valley Unified School District touts Post-Secondary Program; Board reflects on last year events

Conejo Valley Unified School District touts Post-Secondary Program; Board reflects on last year events

By Michael Hernandez THOUSAND OAKS—Dr. Lisa Miller, Conejo Valley Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Student Services touted the Post-Secondary Program offered to 36 students (18-22 years old) in three self-contained classrooms at the Conejo Valley Adult School campus.  The Post-Secondary Program provides academic instruction for special education students in transition from high school to adult […]

Laubach Literacy of Ventura County is Offering a Free ESL Tutor Training Workshop on Saturday, October 19, 2019

Laubach Literacy of Ventura County is Offering a Free ESL Tutor Training Workshop on Saturday, October 19, 2019

Laubach Literacy of Ventura County is offering a free ESL tutor training workshop on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9am to 4pm at 1500 Palma Drive, Ventura 93003.   Various methods and materials will be demonstrated and taught during the workshop enabling the new tutor to begin right away. Neither prior teaching experience nor knowledge […]

Oxnard Public Library BOOK TALK | Strategies of Segregation

Oxnard Public Library BOOK TALK | Strategies of Segregation

OXNARD, Calif. – The Oxnard Public Library is proud to host Oxnard native and resident Dr. David G. Garcia, associate professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 3 p.m., at the Downtown Main Library located at 251 S A St. Dr. Garcia will discuss his research and findings that […]

After Amazon Walks Away, Oxnard Hopes Education, Reforms Attract New Economy Jobs

After Amazon Walks Away, Oxnard Hopes Education, Reforms Attract New Economy Jobs

    By  Gina Harden  OXNARD – Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn and City Manager Alex Nguyen recently offered their perspective on the failed negotiations between the city and Amazon’s representatives, Seefried Properties, in building a distribution center at the Sakioka Farms site. Nguyen expressed “frustration about how bureaucratic” the system was and said, “we didn’t […]

Are Classrooms Becoming Re-Education Camps?

Are Classrooms Becoming Re-Education Camps?

By Nic Rivera With the recent controversy over the anti-Semitic Ethnic Studies framework proposed by the California Department of Education (CDE), many are talking about the inappropriateness of using a classroom to teach one-sided propaganda. The conversation also leads many to reflect on what kind of adult would use their position of power to manipulate […]

CVUSD Board Delays Adoption of New Sexuality Education

CVUSD Board Delays Adoption of New Sexuality Education

By Pat Lynch The true colors and politics of the CVUSD Board majority and Superintendent Mark McLaughlin (all five registered democrats) were revealed at the marathon board meeting Tuesday night, August 20th, the night before the first day of school. The 7-hour meeting went until 1 A.M.   Two controversial policies were placed on the agenda. […]

Cummings Uses Transgender Son to Attack Trustee Everett

Cummings Uses Transgender Son to Attack Trustee Everett

By Pat Lynch On Tuesday night, the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) had a marathon board meeting that lasted until 1:00 AM Wednesday morning. One notable theme among a handful of public speakers was a pattern of vitriolic attacks against board trustee Sandee Everett. Those attacks, of course, were to be expected since there […]

Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

Proposed California Curriculum Riddled With Anti-Police Rhetoric, Anti-Israel Bias

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   A proposed California curriculum with anti-Israel elements also has anti-police rhetoric. The curriculum aims to teach students about police brutality and includes a poem suggesting cops sometimes “wake up with a bad case of contagious shooting.” The proposal avoids teaching students about anti-Semitism or Jewish Americans and doesn’t include cases […]

California Department of Education Continues its Discrimination Against Religion – This Time Against the Jewish Community

California Department of Education Continues its Discrimination Against Religion – This Time Against the Jewish Community

    By Pat Lynch  The California Department of Education (CDE) recently released a draft of the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC), which has been widely criticized as propaganda – by both the left and the right. More importantly, the new curriculum has been harshly criticized by Jewish legislators in Sacramento as being anti-Semitic. The […]

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