Tag Archive for Education

A Letter to IUSD School Board, Schools Chief

Got this via email: April 3, 2008 Trustees of the Irvine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Gwen Gross Irvine Unified School District 5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 Dear Trustees and Dr. Gwen Gross: As concerned parents as well as members of the Executive Board of the Irvine Council PTA, we the undersigned respectfully request…

Teacher Layoffs Already Affecting the Classroom

  “It’s an emotional time,” said Bismack, 29, of San Clemente, now in her third year at Canyon Vista. “I have a five-year degree and I’m working on a master’s degree. I was looked at as a highly qualified teacher, and now I’m looking for an alternative job for next year.”

Abstinence Education Targeted for a Budget Cut?

The Rev. James Dobson has issued a clarion call to this faithful that “Liberals Want Federal Abstinence Education Cut.”  Read it here.  The president has asked for $204 million for this sort of sex education.  Dodson points to a recent study by the CDC that one of every four teenage girls has an STD. But just…

Cutting Education But Requiring the Pledge

Here’s a cute post from the Flash Report; its a summary of bad bills and good ones (hint: all the bad ones are from Democrats and the good ones from Republicans, in case you were wondering). FR statehouse writer Meredith Turney penned this ditty: “These bills are just the tip of the iceberg, but I…

LATE BREAKING: Capo Unified Recall Qualifies for Ballot

Wow. Just wow. The great soap-opera worthy saga that is the story of the Capistrano Unified School Board just gets “interestinger” and “interestinger”. Today, the Registrar of Voters just opened the new chapter in this ongoing drama. A recall has now qualified for the ballot. * Petitions Verified as Sufficient for Capistrano Unified School District…