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CVUSD Area 5 School Board Race Marred by Nasty Union Tactics

CVUSD Area 5 School Board Race Marred by Nasty Union Tactics

By Pat Lynch The still-undecided CVUSD school board race for Area 5 has been marred by nasty union tactics. The five-member board currently consists of 4 union-backed liberals and one conservative, Sandee Everett. During this campaign, the teacher’s union has stepped up its questionable tactics to a very disturbing level, seemingly willing to tear apart […]

The teachers unions keep racking up dubious awards

The teachers unions keep racking up dubious awards

    By Larry Sand In the past week, I have seen cashiers, cops, postal employees, pharmacists, doctors, receptionists, nurses, bus drivers and others who work directly with the public remain on the job. Maybe they realize that if they don’t work, they will have no income. Maybe they have a sense of duty. Whatever. During […]

$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 […]

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