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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 […]

Camarillo City Council: Water Conservation Ordinance Introduced

Camarillo City Council: Water Conservation Ordinance Introduced

By Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Council met on October 14, click 2015. Tom Fox, Public Works Director, discussed Camarillo’s long term sustainable water conservation plan and gave a presentation incorporating the plan as presented at the Camarillo Public Library on October 5th HERE. Camarillo launched the long term plan ten years ago. The plan […]

A Key Part Of Common Core Isn’t Working Out

A Key Part Of Common Core Isn’t Working Out

A key advantage of Common Core over earlier educational standards has failed to appear, cialis according to a new assessment by The New York Times. According to backers, no rx Common Core was supposed to make it a lot easier to compare standardized test scores between participating states. Ohio, Illinois, and Massachusetts all administered Common […]

New CAASPP Student Assessment Scores Released — California’s new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

New CAASPP Student Assessment Scores Released —  California’s new Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

New Water Heater Standards to Impact Homeowners

New Water Heater Standards to Impact Homeowners

By Jennifer Felten . In 1987, Congress enacted the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (“NAECA”), which regulates energy consumption of specific household appliances. NAECA creates uniform efficiency standards for certain household appliances, including refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, clothes dryers and water heaters. In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy, pursuant to NAECA, issued a Final […]

Cops Should be Held to Higher, Not Lower, Standards

Cops Should be Held to Higher, Not Lower, Standards

    by Thomas L. Knapp I don’t live in Baltimore. I will not be a juror on any of the cases relating to Freddie Gray’s death from injuries he sustained while in police custody. I’m not going to predict the verdicts in those cases, or speculate as to what those verdicts should be. Those […]

College kids read at 7th-grade level

College kids read at 7th-grade level

This is shocking.

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core

Common Core Curriculum Event, in Thousand Oaks

Common Core Curriculum Event, in Thousand Oaks

Event Announcement Note: Citizensjournal.us heard that there might be a panel at the Monday, Aug. 26 event instead. We confirmed that. Please see new announcement 8-25-13 Educator Lydia Gutierrez will speak on the new and highly controversial Common Core standards and curiculum to be implemented in K-12 public schools in 45 states and many private […]

Tony Dolz: The Core of Common Core

Tony Dolz: The Core of Common Core

News and Opinion Interview by Linda Johnston, capsule MD A growing number of parents are attentive to and involved with their children’s education. I also have become concerned with the trends in the schools and education. My concern led me to become a candidate for the Conejo Valley School Board in November, 2012. Despite not […]