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California Department Of Education’s Failure Will Cost Kids Big

California Department Of Education’s Failure Will Cost Kids Big

by Celeste Fiehler No, we’re not talking about their refusal to reopen classrooms when data showed it was safe to do so. And no, we’re not talking about abysmal student reading and math scores. We’re talking about the way they’ve demonstrated that, even with unprecedented amounts of cash, they just can’t provide the education California kids […]

Libertarianism: No Infantile Disorder

Libertarianism: No Infantile Disorder

COLUMN by Joel Schlosberg New York Times columnist Ross Douthat could use a refresher on Freudo-Marxist psychiatrists. Douthat chides libertarians — or at least “the kind of libertarian who identifies forever with his 13-year-old self” — for taking a laissez-faire attitude to “a novel, obviously addictive technology that might well be associated with depression and […]

Ventura schools need to change more than personnel

Ventura schools need to change more than personnel

By Paul D. White   The timing and manner in which the Ventura Unified School District board fired Superintendent Michael Babb on Wednesday was unexpected. It indicated a strong consensus by the board to not delay in bringing in new leadership that will pursue a “different direction” for Ventura schools, as board President Velma Lomax stated. The […]

Camarillo City Council: Water Conservation Ordinance Introduced

Camarillo City Council: Water Conservation Ordinance Introduced

By Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Council met on October 14, click 2015. Tom Fox, Public Works Director, discussed Camarillo’s long term sustainable water conservation plan and gave a presentation incorporating the plan as presented at the Camarillo Public Library on October 5th HERE. Camarillo launched the long term plan ten years ago. The plan […]

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)

New Water Heater Standards to Impact Homeowners

New Water Heater Standards to Impact Homeowners

By Jennifer Felten . In 1987, Congress enacted the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (“NAECA”), which regulates energy consumption of specific household appliances. NAECA creates uniform efficiency standards for certain household appliances, including refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, clothes dryers and water heaters. In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy, pursuant to NAECA, issued a Final […]

Cops Should be Held to Higher, Not Lower, Standards

Cops Should be Held to Higher, Not Lower, Standards

    by Thomas L. Knapp I don’t live in Baltimore. I will not be a juror on any of the cases relating to Freddie Gray’s death from injuries he sustained while in police custody. I’m not going to predict the verdicts in those cases, or speculate as to what those verdicts should be. Those […]

College kids read at 7th-grade level

College kids read at 7th-grade level

This is shocking.

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core

Common Core Curriculum Event, in Thousand Oaks

Common Core Curriculum Event, in Thousand Oaks

Event Announcement Note: Citizensjournal.us heard that there might be a panel at the Monday, Aug. 26 event instead. We confirmed that. Please see new announcement 8-25-13 Educator Lydia Gutierrez will speak on the new and highly controversial Common Core standards and curiculum to be implemented in K-12 public schools in 45 states and many private […]

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