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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 […]

Ventura School Board President comments on the departure of Superintendent Michael Babb

Ventura School Board President comments  on the departure of Superintendent Michael Babb

By George Miller The recent firing of Ventura Unified School District Superintendent Michael Babb caused quite a stir.  However, as Board President Velma Lomax conveyed to CitizensJournal.us, this is not something that came out of the blue. She told us that “it is no secret that the board was working with him on his communication and […]

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 […]