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California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show

California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . A California school district will not allow parents to opt their children out of classes involving LGBTQ content. A representative of the district said in an email this is because LGBTQ content is “fused throughout the entirety of the curriculum.” The Murrieta School District previously came under fire […]

CVUSD Superintendent changes sex ed from ’opt-in’ to ‘opt-out’ without board vote

CVUSD Superintendent changes sex ed from ’opt-in’ to ‘opt-out’ without board vote

(Editor’s Note:  Below is an editorial written by Pat Lynch and released July 15 in the Conejo Valley Observer.) In a stunning statement near the end of the June 19, 2019 open session of the board of trustees of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD), Supt. Mark McLaughlin appears to have overstepped his authority—and […]

Conejo Valley parents able to “opt-out” of sexual health instruction

Conejo Valley parents able to “opt-out” of sexual health instruction

By Michael Hernandez   THOUSAND OAKS—CVUSD Superintendent Mark McLaughlin released a statement at the June 19th school district board meeting in regards to the 2019 health education curriculum framework released (May 8) by the California Department of Education. “The 2019 health education curriculum framework was released by the California Department of Education and approved by […]

How to Opt out of the Clean Power Alliance 100% renewable rate resulting in a 9% monthly bill increase.

How to Opt out of the Clean Power Alliance 100% renewable rate resulting in a 9% monthly bill increase.

Phil Molina, Oxnard Treasurer . Ed. note: It is our understanding that SCE power customers (in 31 jurisdictions in LA and Ventura Counties) will be automatically enrolled in the 100% “clean” power alliance plan and will be billed at higher rates, UNLESS they specifically opt out. Most cities in the county have voted to include their […]

ALERT: How to Opt Out of the “Clean Power Alliance” Which Will Otherwise be Forced Upon You Shortly

ALERT: How to Opt Out of the “Clean Power Alliance” Which Will Otherwise be Forced Upon You Shortly

  By George Miller   Californians: chances are your electric bill will go up- way up- in the future, not just because fuel prices, regulatory and other costs are going up, but because government has enacted still another program. What Is It? I had heard of the Clean Power Alliance (CPA) a while back. Authorized under […]

Oxnard Rams Through New Committee Management System & 100% Clean Power “Default” Option

Oxnard Rams Through New Committee Management System & 100% Clean Power “Default” Option

By George Miller At the October 23, 2018 Oxnard City Council meeting, an alliance of City Council and staff members pushed through a new committee management structure/system, which they said would result in shorter meetings (disputed) , more public participation (disputed) and streamlined approval of votes- but also much less content/detail in regular council meetings.  […]

Conejo Valley Schools parental choice book dispute status: Spinning the narrative, attacking board members, etc.

Conejo Valley Schools parental choice book dispute status: Spinning the narrative, attacking board members, etc.

By George Miller Are the Acorn and the Star being one-sided and unfair covering Conejo book list policy? Is parental choice “censorship?” Why are Progressive pressure groups apoplectic over it?             Foreword The debate and arguments (some call it “BookGate”) surrounding the new Conejo Valley Unified School District book selection […]

Acorn spin piece on Mike Smith Conejo education speech

By George Miller   Years ago, the T.O Acorn used to be a nice supermarket flyer stuffed with press releases, local events and local interest stuff and dropped on most driveways, gratis. Now it seems to have pretensions of turning into a Progressive MSM monster. Their treatment of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) […]

Conejo Valley School District passes new book selection/opt-out policy

Conejo Valley School District passes new book selection/opt-out policy

By George Miller After a long, hard, bitterly fought battle, the Conejo Valley Unified School District board passed a sweeping new book selection and parental opt-out policy. Like last week’s meeting,  there was an overflow crowd. Opposition outnumbered the advocates and was composed mostly of faculty, some parents and lots of kids, mostly from Newbury Park […]

Articles on Conejo Valley school books dispute- vote is Tuesday 11-14-17

Articles on Conejo Valley school books dispute- vote is Tuesday 11-14-17

By George Miller  . For your perusal, here’s a collection of articles, pro, con and right down the middle, mostly from local media, on the Conejo Valley Unified School District book controversy.   Discussion and vote on a proposed policy on the core literature list and providing parental/student opt-outs will take place at 6 pm on […]

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