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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 […]

Oak Park School District Justifies New Gender Curriculum by Misinterpreting Laws

Oak Park School District Justifies New Gender Curriculum by Misinterpreting Laws

    By Pat Lynch Oak Park Unified School District recently adopted a new curriculum that incorporates gender identification into grades K-5, despite the fact that they are not required by law to do this. This curriculum includes controversial concepts such as non-binary gender (the theory that there are more genders than male and female). […]

Does the California Teachers Association (CTA) Represent the Majority of Teachers’ Views?

Does the California Teachers Association (CTA) Represent the Majority of Teachers’ Views?

    By Brenda Lebsack Note: The following article represents my personal opinions and does not necessarily represent the views of Orange Unified School Board or the Santa Ana Unified School District. When controversies arise regarding education, it is important to understand that teachers are a diverse group of people in every way. We are […]