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VOTER BEWARE | New Prop 13—Education Scam to Finance Higher LOCAL Property Taxes and More

VOTER BEWARE | New Prop 13—Education Scam to Finance Higher LOCAL Property Taxes and More

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views In an ironic quirk of fate, the March primary ballot will see another Prop. 13.  In 1978, that Prop. 13 was meant to save homeowners money and protect their homes.  The 2020 version of Prop. 13 is meant to reward failed government education, finance assistance to […]

National School Choice Week – Los Angeles Celebration

National School Choice Week – Los Angeles Celebration

Los Angeles Celebration Saturday, January 25th, 2020 10am to 2pm Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, CA During the last week in January, tens of thousands of celebratory events will take place across the country to raise awareness of the different K-12 education options available to children and families. Started in 2011, National School Choice Week is […]

Ventura County School Data Available in 2019 Dashboard

Ventura County School Data Available in 2019 Dashboard

A wealth of data about the performance of Ventura County schools and districts is now available in the 2019 California School Dashboard, which was released today by the California Department of Education (CDE). In addition to reporting on test scores in math and English language arts, the Dashboard provides a more complete picture of school […]

The future of sex ed has arrived. Is America ready?

The future of sex ed has arrived. Is America ready?

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Are you ready for your elementary school children to get a diploma in English, math, art, science and sex?  How about sex being a part of the curriculum in every class—history, the sex lives of national leaders.  Math, how many sperm are released by men?  Art—can […]

Homeschooling Interest Doubles

Homeschooling Interest Doubles

Rebecca Kocsis has seen California’s parental interest in home schooling double – right in front of her own eyes. “Parents are waking up,” said Kocsis, the general manager for Christian Home Educators Association of California. “Their voices are not being heard and they’re looking for other options.” At a CHEA homeschool conference in Pasadena this […]

Reagan Leadership Summit Trailblazing and Bridge Building

Reagan Leadership Summit Trailblazing and Bridge Building

  Discover Your Leadership Journey at our popular student leadership event for college and high school students.    2019 Theme: TRAILBLAZING AND BRIDGE BUILDING Featuring innovative leaders who have forged their own paths   Join us for our highly anticipated event featuring keynote speakers whose infectious energy and passion for leadership will inspire your personal and […]

Look Who’s on the 2020 Teen Track! Plus…$5 Off for Classical Conversations Members

Look Who’s on the 2020 Teen Track! Plus…$5 Off for Classical Conversations Members

  You haven’t been to a great homeschool convention until you’ve been to a Great Homeschool Convention. Dozens of amazing speakers, hundreds of workshops, HUGE exhibit hall! Just for Classical Conversations Members: Use code CC2020 at checkout to receive $5 off of a full convention registration (Individual or Family / shopping pass isn’t included, no refunds, cannot be combined with any other offer, new […]

Chick-Fil-A To Stop Donations To Charities Criticized By LGBTQ Activists, Focus On Education, Homelessness, Hunger

Chick-Fil-A To Stop Donations To Charities Criticized By LGBTQ Activists, Focus On Education, Homelessness, Hunger

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Chick-fil-A announced a new initiative Monday that will focus on education, homelessness, and hunger and end 2020 donations to two charities criticized by LGBTQ groups. The organization announced Monday that the Chick-fil-A Foundation is instituting a “more focused giving approach to provide additional clarity and impact with the […]

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 […]

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