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Pay attention, Class! The books ARE salacious!

Pay attention, Class! The books ARE salacious!

 By Ginny Bryce Recently, the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) board approved a new book selection and opt-out policy. They called it “Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials.” The book policy that was initially passed by the previous board “ensured that parents knew what books their kids were reading in school, and let them know […]

George Orwell’s Animal Farm, CVUSD’s BookGate, Our Children, and YOU!

George Orwell’s Animal Farm, CVUSD’s BookGate, Our Children, and YOU!

  By Deborah Baber Savalla Monique McKenna is a public school teacher. On January 25, 2018 she inserted herself into the ongoing CVUSD, (Conejo Valley Unified School District), School Board discussion about the Board’s new policy regarding 9-12 core literature texts. School Board policy 6161.1 is firmly rooted in California Department Education Code (CDE). The […]