Tag Archive for Education

What Do YOU Think Should Be Done About the Education Budget?

“Budget cuts should not punish students and the future of this state,” Kaitlyn Spore, student representative to the district Board of Education and a Mission Viejo High senior, told the crowd. “It is our hope that we can send a strong message to the governor that education must be a priority.” Last night, some 4,000…

OCYD Mixer This Thursday!

Don’t forget… OCYD’s monthly mixer is on Thursday! You won’t want to miss this! Dear TheLiberalOC.com Reader, Young Democrats Meeting Join us for our next monthly Orange County Young Democrats meeting on Thursday, April 10th at 7:00 PM at Jason’s Downtown Restaurant and Wine Cellar located at 416 W. 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701.…

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…