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Nearly Half Of The Country’s Biggest School Districts Are Open For In-Person Learning: Survey

Nearly Half Of The Country’s Biggest School Districts Are Open For In-Person Learning: Survey

MARY ROSE CORKERY REPORTER Almost half of the biggest school districts are open for in-person learning for many students and more are planning to reopen, according to a Washington Post survey. Out of the 50 biggest school districts, 24 have reopened in-person for many students and 11 plan to go back in-person, according to the WaPo survey. Four more are […]

POLITICS | City Council, School District candidates face Aug. 7 filing deadline to run

POLITICS | City Council, School District candidates face Aug. 7 filing deadline to run

The Aug. 7 deadline for local city council and school board races is rapidly approaching with city council candidates needing to file documents with at least 20 signatures (30 is preferable) and have all paper work completed and submitted prior to 5 p.m. on the deadline date. A candidate statement filing fee costs from $700 […]

Gov. Newsom signs law overhauling California charter schools

Gov. Newsom signs law overhauling California charter schools

By Adam Beam SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law overhauling California charter schools Thursday in a move seen as a compromise between the state’s teachers’ unions and charter school supporters, who have long argued over how charter schools impact public education. Charter schools are privately-run or nonprofit public schools that operate by […]

“Good Club” Oxnard candidates night

“Good Club” Oxnard candidates night

By George Miller and Dan Pinedo The local Oxnard Democratic Club, which calls itself “The Good Club,” presented most (18) of its local candidates for nine offices this week at the downtown “Cafe on A” at this well-organized event. Some other candidates didn’t make it, but it is clear that the majority of Oxnard office […]

Attorney General Reins in Shady Bond Practices

Attorney General Reins in Shady Bond Practices

. It’s not often that taxpayers get good news, especially in tax-happy California. Even more surprising is when the good news is an official opinion from the state’s Attorney General, someone not normally associated with friendly treatment to taxpayers. Last November, this column noted that local governments, especially school districts, were prone to engage in […]