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Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

By George Miller Background For months, a controversy has swirled about on whether the Conejo Unified School District (most Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and vicinity public schools) should accept “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie in its core curriculum for 9th grade students. Books are then selected for the classroom at teachers’ […]

Local activist says Conejo School Board vote on racy book not what it seems

Local activist says Conejo School Board vote on racy book not what it seems

  By Tony Dolz The Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) board meeting resulting in approving “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”, as a book selection in the core reading list, divides the community along familiar lines. The ruling class influencers in media, academia and the intellectual elites line up with the Progressive notion that […]

Conejo School Board member Mike Dunn comments on BookGate

Conejo School Board member Mike Dunn comments on BookGate

By Mike Dunn     Editor’s note:  Several Conjeo Valley Unified School District board members are opposed to having books with pornographic content provided to students without parental permission. We asked board member Mike Dunn, who has been attacked for this, to comment on it for publication.  His brief response:   What kind of people […]

Candidate Statement: Julie Freedman for Conejo Valley Unified School District Board

Candidate Statement: Julie Freedman for Conejo Valley Unified School District Board

Angie Simpson: Candidate for CVUSD School Board 2016

Angie Simpson: Candidate for CVUSD School Board 2016

Common Core Assessment OPT OUT Lawsuit filed in two districts, more to follow . .

Common Core Assessment OPT OUT Lawsuit filed in two districts, more to follow . .

School Board to vote on controversial “bathroom bill” implementation

School Board to vote on controversial “bathroom bill” implementation

The Conejo Valley Unified School District School Board is voting on procedures to implement the state law known as the “bathroom bill” (AB 1266).  The procedures would allow any student to choose which bathroom or shower facilities they would like to use based on their current self-chosen gender identity.  ANY parent who cares about their children in the public school […]

Conejo School Board meeting- inappropriate sexual content in school newspaper

Conejo School Board meeting- inappropriate sexual content in school newspaper

by Concerned Parents of Conejo Valley   Attention residents and parents of the Conejo Valley: On February 27 the Newbury Park High School newspaper, order the Prowler, published an “educational” article on sex mores and practices of the high school students at NBHS, including minors. The article was illustrated with a young female hand putting […]

Conejo Valley Parents: Have a say so on the next school superintendent–Tuesday 2/10/2015

Conejo Valley Parents: Have a say so on the next school superintendent–Tuesday 2/10/2015

Public can provide input at Feb. 10 meeting of the CVUSD in T.O. When: Tues., Feb. 10 – 6:30 p.m. What: CVUSD School Board meeting Where: 1400 E. Janss Road (across the street from the Janss Library) In complex of buildings, find road (at eastern side) heading southbound — drive to end and park in […]

Common Core Sparks Debate

Common Core Sparks Debate

News By Michael Hernandez (Photo by Marc Langsam) THOUSAND OAKS—A packed audience of almost 400 parents from Conejo Valley Unified School District gathered for a community Forum at the Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center on Monday, June 10th that featured proponents and opponents to Common Core education debating the merits of new learning […]