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Where school dollars go to die

Where school dollars go to die

  . . By LARRY SAND  . A new study points fingers at charter schools for malfeasance, but traditional public schools are still by far #1 in wasteful spending. The National Education Association wants you to know that it is very concerned about your pocketbook! The teachers union is touting a brand new study released by the […]

AB 705: Racist Effort by Assemblywoman Irwin to Keep Students of Color Getting a Quality Education

AB 705: Racist Effort by Assemblywoman Irwin to Keep Students of Color Getting a Quality Education

. . By Stephen Frank  AB 705:  Forces Community Colleges to NOT give students remedial courses—even though 80% of LAUSD graduates (with their worthless diploma’s) need English and math remedial lasses to be able to get anything out of the other classes taken.  The State colleges also must give remedial classes to 80% of the […]

Pursue education excellence for your children/ ¡Persiga la excelencia educativa para sus hijos!

Pursue education excellence for your children/ ¡Persiga la excelencia educativa para sus hijos!

  Stronghold Institute Event Announcement “There is a time for everything. There is a time to fight. That time is NOW.”  (Pastor Peter Muhlenberg – 1776)   . Parents:   . For years, our county schools have told you your children are doing “great” in school.  NOW the figures have come out that two-thirds of our graduating […]

Part Two: What Can Be Done to Fix It? Actions every parent can immediately take to salvage their child’s education

Part Two:  What Can Be Done to Fix It? Actions every parent can immediately take to salvage their child’s education

By Paul D. White CitizensJournal.us concludes its special series on the troubled state of public education, and the excellent alternatives available to parents “Is It Time for YOUR Child to Drop Out of (traditional) School? In this second installment of the Citizens Journal series on fixing our public schools, CJ continues its interview with local school reformer […]

Part One:  How Bad Is It? Uncovering the truth about what’s going on in our schools.

Part One:  How Bad Is It? Uncovering the truth about what’s going on in our schools.

By Paul D. White This is part one of an interview Citizens Journal conducted with local education veteran Paul White.   He provided the answers along with links to support his answers.  Mr. White is director of the Stronghold Institute and a Co-Director www.USA-Focus.org, a nonpartisan, non-profit foundation dedicated to providing facts and insightful solutions about key […]

SEEAG’s Kids-To-Farms Benefit Brunch Draws Big Crowd

SEEAG’s Kids-To-Farms Benefit Brunch Draws Big Crowd

More than 160 people attended a Kids-To-Farm Benefit Brunch April 9 at the Camarillo Ranch. The event raised almost $20,000 to support Students For Eco-Education & Agriculture’s (SEEAG) agriculture education programs in Ventura County. Part of the proceeds from the brunch also went to Future Farmers of America. Money raised enables SEEAG to continue to […]

Ventura schools need to change more than personnel

Ventura schools need to change more than personnel

By Paul D. White   The timing and manner in which the Ventura Unified School District board fired Superintendent Michael Babb on Wednesday was unexpected. It indicated a strong consensus by the board to not delay in bringing in new leadership that will pursue a “different direction” for Ventura schools, as board President Velma Lomax stated. The […]

YCE, Inc. rolls out “green carpet” for Dream Big – Engineering Our World movie premiere

YCE, Inc. rolls out “green carpet” for Dream Big – Engineering Our World movie premiere

Over 300 guests attend to celebrate women in engineering and agriculture On Sunday, Ventura-based YCE, Inc. a woman-owned engineering and surveying firm, hosted the local premiere of Dream Big – Engineering Our World at the Collection’s Century Riverpark 16 theater. Over 300 enthusiastic guests were greeted by YCE, Inc. owner Marta Alvarez, were given brightly […]

Ventura County Community College District Signs Navy Education Agreement

Ventura County Community College District Signs Navy Education Agreement

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) and Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) sign Educational Partnership Agreement in a collaboration to educate VCCCD students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  VCCCD Vice Chancellor, Educational Services, Rick Post, met with representatives from NAWCWD and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in mid-February to […]

Winners of the 2017 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

Winners of the 2017 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Ventura County Academic Decathlon is Calabasas High School’s A Team. Coming in second place is Oxnard High School’s A Team, followed by Oak Park High School’s A Team, which came in third. Oak Park High School’s A Team won […]

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