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Simi Valley Youth Town Hall At The Ronald Reagan Library

Simi Valley Youth Town Hall At The Ronald Reagan Library

JANUARY 19, 2018 8:30 am | Check-in Opens 10:00 am | Program Begins 11:30 am | Program Ends 12:00 pm | Lunch (Provided by schools, disposable bags ONLY) 12:00 – 5:00 pm| Self-guided Museum Tours (School Groups) RESERVE SEATS The Education Team at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce a convening that will give Simi […]

California isn’t doing enough to teach kids how to read, lawsuit says

California isn’t doing enough to teach kids how to read, lawsuit says

LOS ANGELES — Too many California children can’t read, and the state doesn’t have an adequate plan to fix the problem, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The complaint, filed in Los Angeles County …

Acorn spin piece on Mike Smith Conejo education speech

Acorn spin piece on Mike Smith Conejo education speech

By George Miller   Years ago, the T.O Acorn used to be a nice supermarket flyer stuffed with press releases, local events and local interest stuff and dropped on most driveways, gratis. Now it seems to have pretensions of turning into a Progressive MSM monster. Their treatment of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) […]

Conejo School Board releases final book selection/opt-out policy

Conejo School Board releases final book selection/opt-out policy

By George Miller As reported last week, the Conejo Valley Unified School District board approved a new book selection and opt-out policy, or as they call it: “Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials.” It was a messy meeting, since the version submitted for approval by board member Sandee Everett was disputed, as the Superintendent’s committee […]

Is Bigger (Government) Always Better?

Is Bigger (Government) Always Better?

by Phil Erwin There is a truism in the world of business that “bigger” is always “better.” (It has to do with notions like “economies of scale” and “expanding markets.”) Similarly, in politics there is also a tendency among some to assume that “bigger” implies “better”; that more government means “progress” in dealing with problems. […]

Democratic candidates for California governor reveal positions on single-payer health care and education

Democratic candidates for California governor reveal positions on single-payer health care and education

by Chris Reed The 2018 governor’s race got off to an informal start last week with candidate forums in Anaheim and San Francisco. Former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom leads all gubernatorial candidates in polling and fundraising. A September Berkeley IGS survey showed he had support from 26 percent of likely voters, followed by Republican businessman John Cox with 11 percent. […]

Ventura County Credit Union Helps Raise Funds for Ribbons of Life Charity

Ventura County Credit Union Helps Raise Funds for Ribbons of Life Charity

  Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU), a not-for-profit financial institution, is proud to announce its fourth annual partnership with the Ribbons of Life Breast Cancer Foundation to raise funds in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In November 2016, VCCU donated $2,340.07 to Ribbons of Life through the generous contributions of VCCU members and […]

Eber: Free Speech Dying at UC Berkley

Eber: Free Speech Dying at UC Berkley

  By Stephen Frank It cost the taxpayers $600,000 to allow Ben Shapiro to speak at Cal Berkeley.  For fifteen minutes on campus by Milo, you paid $800,000 to protect him.  Earlier in the year millions were spent on the riots caused by Progressives, Antifa and Black Lives Matter when they rioted, burned cars and building […]

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

Building A Home For Science Education’s Growing Demand

California Lutheran University has raised $20.8 million toward the $30 million it needs to build a new state-of-the-art science building and is now launching the public phase of the campaign to bring in the final dollars.   The new building is needed to accommodate the growing number of science majors and the university’s increased emphasis […]

The best defense is to be offensive: Anti-school choicers are getting desperate

The best defense is to be offensive: Anti-school choicers are getting desperate

. By Larry Sand The traditional public education monopolists are using some truly bizarre arguments to ensure that children remain in government-run schools. In July, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten intimated that parents who opt out of government schools are equivalent to southern segregationists. Then later in July, Katherine Stewart penned possibly one of the […]

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