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Conejo Schools “BookGate” war continues

Conejo Schools “BookGate” war continues

By George Miller (published 10-6-17, updated 10-7-17) On Tuesday, October 3, the Conejo Valley Unified High School District Board of Education met and discussed (among other things) what to do about the core literature list controversy. There has been much discussion about some books and whether their content is age-appropriate for students. Some opponents of […]

Supt. Penelope DeLeon: A Look At Oxnard Union High Schools (2017-2018)

Supt. Penelope DeLeon: A Look At Oxnard Union High Schools (2017-2018)

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  The first Oxnard Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting for 2017-2018 is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. at the District Board Room on 220 South K Street, Oxnard, CA 93030.  A Board of Trustees meeting is also scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 30.) OXNARD—“My team and […]

Ventura School Board ponders aftermath of Supt. Babb firing, takes public comment

Ventura School Board ponders aftermath of Supt. Babb firing, takes public comment

By George Miller The Ventura Unified School District held a special school board meeting today to talk about last week’s sudden firing of Superintendent Michael Babb and finding a replacement.  Most attendees were only allowed into the public comment period and barred from the real meat at the subsequent closed session. We were not privvy 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 […]

Ventura Unified School District Superintendent Michael Babb Fired

Ventura Unified School District Superintendent Michael Babb Fired

By George Miller We were informed by a member of the Ventura County School Board that Ventura School Supt. Michael Babb has been fired without cause. We were told that the board wasn’t satisfied and voted 4-1 to oust him.   Paul White, co-Founder of Quality Of Life -Ventura-  www.QOL-Ventura.org commented: “The Ventura Unified School […]

Santa Paula: SPUSD Announcements and Enterprise Funds Concerns

Santa Paula: SPUSD Announcements and Enterprise Funds Concerns

By Sheryl Hamlin Santa Paula Unified School District (SPUSD) In Public Comments, Supervisor Alfonso Gamino, Superintendent of the Santa Paula Unified School District, spoke congratulating the new council and wishing to continue the successful relationship the School District has experienced with the council. Supervisor Gamino introduced the two members of the SPUSD Board who will […]

Angry Citizens descend upon Ventura School Board over “HitlerGate”/Trump lecture and District mishandling

Angry Citizens descend upon Ventura School Board over “HitlerGate”/Trump lecture and District mishandling

By George Miller 8th graders speak “truth to power” at board meeting 25 angry Citizens showed up at City Hall Thursday, 12-13-16 for the Ventura Unified District School Board, concerned about the so-called “HitlerGate” lecture at Anacapa Middle School on 11-18-16.  13-14 made public comments. The ink wasn’t even dry on the swearing-in for two new board members […]

Pleasant Valley School District Selects New Superintendent

Pleasant Valley School District Selects New Superintendent

Mesa Union School District in Somis Selects New Superintendent

Mesa Union School District in Somis Selects New Superintendent

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 […]

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