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Remarkable Changes Happening | The Public School System’s Marxist’s Movement Revealed

Remarkable Changes Happening | The Public School System’s Marxist’s Movement Revealed

    By Don Jans This year of 2020 has been a year that has brought much change. The China Virus alone has caused a realignment of priorities in the life of many. The Marxist movement of Black Lives Matter has also revealed aspects of racism that in the past have been discussed but have […]

Learn about Summer Camp Options during STEAM Family Night Hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCCGV)

Learn about Summer Camp Options during STEAM Family Night Hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCCGV)

Thousand Oaks, CA – Families are invited to learn all about the programs and experiences the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCCGV) will offer this summer during STEAM Family Night held on Friday, March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Marion & John E. Anderson Boys & Girls Club located […]

Ventura County Community College District and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering Command sign partnership agreement

Ventura County Community College District and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering Command sign partnership agreement

OXNARD, Calif. – The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) and the Naval Base of Ventura County, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC), are collaborating to strengthen skills training and local employment outcomes in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The agreement, signed February 27, focuses on four key pillars designed […]

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars.   The new building is needed to accommodate the growing number of science majors and the university’s increased emphasis […]

Top Cal Lutheran teaching honor awarded: Mathematician is a dedicated professor and adviser

Top Cal Lutheran teaching honor awarded: Mathematician is a dedicated professor and adviser

California Lutheran University faculty members honored one of their own for her enthusiasm and dedication as a teacher and adviser. Associate professor of mathematics Karrolyne Fogel received the 2016 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at the Honors Convocation on April 25. The award was created in 1995 to recognize professors who are held in high […]

Common Core: Do our kids feel like lab rats?

Common Core: Do our kids feel like lab rats?

Editor’s Note: C. J. is a local high school student.  This is his story and his experience.  Unfortunately, what is happening to him is not uncommon.  It’s symptomatic of a failed curriculum which is detrimental to our children, a grim indication of where we are headed. Throughout my years of school I have always had […]

New CAASPP Student Assessment Scores Released — California’s new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

New CAASPP Student Assessment Scores Released —  California’s new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

How Does Common Core Dumb Down Math?

How Does Common Core Dumb Down Math?

Editor’s Note: Having been given republishing permission by the author we hope to make this a regular Citizens Journal column on Common Core By Christel Lane Swasey When my 9th grader told me she wasn’t learning anything in math this year, I didn’t understand why.  I didn’t have enough information to even begin asking administrators […]