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Teach For America, not California

Teach For America, not California

  By Larry Sand Assembly Bill 221 in California would prohibit school districts from entering into a contract with a third-party organization that employs teachers “who commit to teaching in the organization for less than five years.” This is an obvious bullet aimed at Teach For America, whose name was invoked but then removed from an earlier […]

California Teacher Claims Unions Pushing ‘Hard Left’ Abortion Policy Onto Children

California Teacher Claims Unions Pushing ‘Hard Left’ Abortion Policy Onto Children

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter   Teacher Rebecca Friedrichs said California’s unions are using financial dues to push a “hard left” policy of abortion in public schools, during an interview on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday. “They’re not just left leaning. They are far, hard left groups. And what’s going on right now in […]

Casa Pacifica Staff Spotlight | Veteran Para-educator Teaches Lessons Through Laughter

Casa Pacifica Staff Spotlight | Veteran Para-educator Teaches Lessons Through Laughter

Casa Pacifica’s Nonpublic School is back in session! For seasoned paraeducator James Thomas, better known as Jay R, it’s a time of year he always looks forward to. “The kids come back from summer and they’ve grown so much!” said Jay R, “It’s nice to reconnect after not seeing the kids for a few months.” […]

Clemson Star Football Payer Postpones NFL | Now He’s A Substitute Teacher

Clemson Star Football Payer Postpones NFL | Now He’s A Substitute Teacher

By Mike Brest | Contributor Clemson Tigers defensive lineman Christian Wilkins, who chose not to enter the NFL Draft and instead to return to school for his senior year, started a new job to make some extra money — being a substitute teacher. Wilkins could have entered last month’s NFL Draft and many believed he may have been a first-round pick. […]

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 […]

Google’s fail and teacher jail: Firing one employee is big news, while not firing hundreds is ignored.

Google’s fail and teacher jail: Firing one employee is big news, while not firing hundreds is ignored.

. By Larry Sand Without going through another weedy analysis of James Damore’s firing from Google – Holman Jenkins, George Leef and Nick Gillespie have done a fine job of that – let’s just say the Silicon Valley engineer was canned for stating what most scientists and sensible people have known ever since Adam and Eve frolicked in Eden – that there […]

Teacher-tenure reform shaping up as big education fight this year

Teacher-tenure reform shaping up as big education fight this year

by Steven Greenhut . SACRAMENTO – Despite the oft-discussed need for education reform in California, the state Legislature will only consider one major reform bill this year. Even that bill’s passage is uncertain, given opposition from the powerful California Teachers’ Association. The issue involves the contentious matter of teacher job protections, which the union says are necessary to […]

Camarillo teacher arrested: Suspected of lewd acts

Camarillo teacher arrested: Suspected of lewd acts

Twenty eight year old Kiley Bedwell is suspected of lewd acts with a minor, nurse which occurred during 2011 and 2012 when the victim was between the ages of 15 and 16 years old and Bedwell was between the ages of 24 and 25 years old. Bedwell had regular contact with the victim while working […]

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