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$10,500 in Grants Available to Ventura County Teachers

$10,500 in Grants Available to Ventura County Teachers

Teachers in Ventura County are invited to apply for a share of $10,500 in grants that reward innovative teaching methods. The IMPACT II grant program is accepting applications through April 2, 2020. Successful applicants will receive $500 for individual entries and $750 for team entries. Winning teachers will be honored at an awards dinner and […]

Does the California Teachers Association (CTA) Represent the Majority of Teachers’ Views?

Does the California Teachers Association (CTA) Represent the Majority of Teachers’ Views?

    By Brenda Lebsack Note: The following article represents my personal opinions and does not necessarily represent the views of Orange Unified School Board or the Santa Ana Unified School District. When controversies arise regarding education, it is important to understand that teachers are a diverse group of people in every way. We are […]

Here Are The Details On California’s Sex Education

Here Are The Details On California’s Sex Education

Mary Margaret Olohan  | Social Issues Reporter   The California Board of Education, Planned Parenthood, and the ACLU created and implemented a progressive sex education and gender theory agenda. Students are shown sexually explicit content from kindergarten through 12th grade.  Topics include fisting, blood play, masturbation, oral sex, and more.   The California Board of Education […]

Over 1,000 youth, parents, and teachers attended Ventura County Public Work Agency’s Public Works Day

Over 1,000 youth, parents, and teachers attended Ventura County Public Work Agency’s Public Works Day

Over 60 years ago, John F. Kennedy started National Public Works Day to educate the public on the departments that run the water, sewer, building, watershed, transportation, recycling and refuse industries in the U.S. today.  In what is becoming a favorite educational experience- more than 1,000 Ventura County school children, teachers, parents and guests were […]

SHOUTING FROM THE ROOFTOPS: Billboard at 6th and Beaudry, near LA Unified HQ.

SHOUTING FROM THE ROOFTOPS: Billboard at 6th and Beaudry, near LA Unified HQ.

LOS ANGELES—As 30,000 teachers walked out of Los Angeles classrooms, a coalition of education reform groups is offering teachers an alternative: leave the teachers union. Billboards around the Los Angeles Unified School District encourage teachers to learn their rights – including the right to exit their union. The signs read, “Teachers: Tired of union politics? […]

The Los Angeles Teacher Strike is a Battle of Democrats Versus Democrats

The Los Angeles Teacher Strike is a Battle of Democrats Versus Democrats

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter The Los Angeles teacher strike is turning out be a battle among Democrats. American Federation for Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten, a Democrat, called out former Education Secretary Arne Duncan for not supporting the teacher strike, according to the Washington Post. Hey @arneduncan, why is it that when it […]

This is How the Lost Angeles Teacher Strike Compares to Others

This is How the Lost Angeles Teacher Strike Compares to Others

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter Los Angeles Unified School District teachers walked out of classes after negotiations with the United Teachers Los Angeles union were not met. The union is demanding smaller class sizes and increased pay among other initiatives. The Los Angeles strike is part of a string of strikes seen in […]

Los Angeles | Parents Stuck Between LAUSD and Teachers Union as Strike Looms

Los Angeles | Parents Stuck Between LAUSD and Teachers Union as Strike Looms

By Debra Tash The  L.A. Unified Unified School District, the largest public school district in the nation in terms of the number of students, is on course for a head on collision with the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA).  From LA School Report: “As L.A. Unified and its teachers union ratchet up preparations for what is […]

School’s Out, Take A Look At The Top Five Craziest Tweets This School Year

School’s Out, Take A Look At The Top Five Craziest Tweets This School Year

Rob Shimshock | Education Reporter From blaming the Las Vegas massacre on white supremacy to calling the married father Dr. Jordan Peterson an “incel,” left-wing professors made some incendiary tweets during the 2017 to 2018 school year. But who receives the honor of making the most wacky, unsubstantiated, and just simply unhinged tweet?  Without further […]

Ventura County Teachers Honored for Innovation in the Classroom

Ventura County Teachers Honored for Innovation in the Classroom

Teachers from throughout Ventura County are being honored with $13,000 in grants for developing innovative lessons for their students. At a ceremony tonight in Oxnard, the Ventura County Office of Education presented 22 IMPACT II grants to 30 teachers from 12 schools in eight local districts. The grants are funded by local businesses and organizations that wish to […]

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