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New Report Spotlights Education in Ventura County

New Report Spotlights Education in Ventura County

For the first time, Ventura County’s major educational institutions have combined their resources to create a report that encompasses educational programs and achievements from elementary school to graduate school. The 2018 Ventura County Education Report to the Community is now available to view and download at www.vcp20.org/report. California Lutheran University, CSU Channel Islands, the Ventura […]

California Ed-doctrination

California Ed-doctrination

  By Larry Sand Recently in southern California, a public high school student was given an assignment in English class to pick an issue and make an argument for and against it. The 16-year-old decided to do her essay on the Dreamers. But her teacher rejected the topic, telling her that there was no argument […]

American Exceptionalism | Our Philosophy of Education

American Exceptionalism | Our Philosophy of Education

Education was a vital and fundamental principle for our founders due to the fact that most of them grew up being educated themselves within a system that valued and placed importance on education, for many, education consumed a great deal of their time and effort and many went on to found universities. However, the concept […]

America’s Job Center, Oxnard | November 2018 Career Shops

America’s Job Center, Oxnard | November 2018 Career Shops

Space is limited. Prior registration required. Career Shops are offered at no cost to job seekers. Participants must be registered with CalJOBS (https://www.caljobs.ca.gov) before signing up for a career shop. For more information, call the West County America’s Job Center at 805-204-5171. Career Shops Classes are located at West County America’s Job Center, 2901 N. Ventura Rd., […]

For the Next Generation | A New Republican Party in California

For the Next Generation | A New Republican Party in California

  By Richard Colman Like failing business, the Republican Party in California can reinvent itself with a renewed interest in issues.. The party’s focus should be on the next generation. Here is how the reinvention should be done: EMBRACE THE FUTURE:  The future of California lies in doing what California does best:  agriculture; science; mathematics; […]

Free Preventative Educational Session about the Local Opioid Epidemic | St. John’s Regional Medical Center

Free Preventative Educational Session about the Local Opioid Epidemic | St. John’s  Regional Medical Center

Oxnard, CA – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health Central Coast hospital, invites the public to attend an informative seminar focusing on how to combat the opioid epidemic in our community. This free and educational event will feature a presentation by Interventional Pain and Addiction Medicine Specialist, Joseph A. Cabaret, MD, who will […]

Free Workshop for ESL Volunteer Tutors 10-13-18

Free Workshop for ESL Volunteer Tutors 10-13-18

Laubach Literacy of Ventura County is offering a free workshop to help volunteers learn to become English as Second Language (ESL) tutors of adults. The next workshop will be held Saturday, October 13 (from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM); lunch will be provided.  The workshop will be held at Barrister Executive Suites in Ventura; directions […]

Oak View children and families receive expanded classes and preschool scholarships, thanks to grants received by First 5 Ventura County

Oak View children and families receive expanded classes and preschool scholarships, thanks to grants received by First 5 Ventura County

(OJAI, Calif.) —Oak View children and families are benefitting from a pair of grants received by First 5 Ventura County (F5VC). F5VC has been able to expand the number of Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes and preschool scholarships available for Oak View Families through the Ojai Valley Neighborhood for Learning (OVNfL) thanks to grant […]

New Building to be Named in Honor of Special Education Champion Mary Samples

New Building to be Named in Honor of  Special Education Champion Mary Samples

A new building in Camarillo that will house educational programs for Ventura County students with special needs now has a name. The Ventura County Board of Education last night voted to name the building the Mary E. Samples Education Services Center. Samples will soon be retiring as the leader of the Ventura County SELPA (Special […]

NASA Gives $1.4 Million to Help Minority-Serving Colleges Develop New STEM Courses

NASA Gives $1.4 Million to Help Minority-Serving Colleges Develop New STEM Courses

The MUREP Innovations in Space Technology Curriculum (MISTC) awards align with the priorities of the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), which is responsible for developing the crosscutting, pioneering new technologies and capabilities the agency needs for current and future missions. “These cooperative agreement awards are an excellent example of a collaboration between MUREP and […]