Tag Archive for Education

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…

Attention NSA, FBI and CIA

…and any other branch of the Federal Government monitoring my email, phone calls and Internet activity.  The web order I placed today for three Soviet replica flags is for a school project my son is doing.  His sophomore Social Studies class is studying the Cold War and he is to play the role of USSR…

California Appeals Court rules on Homeschooling

The recent ruling by a California Appeals court has declared that children homeschooled must be taught by someone with a teaching credential. This leaves “an estimated 166,000 children as possible truants and their parents at risk of prosecution.” Yet the appeals court said state law has been clear since at least 1953, when another appellate…

What Do YOU Think About Recent School Budget Cuts?

No matter where you go in OC, local schools and school districts are feeling the pain of hard times. In Capistrano Unified, Coastal South County schools are preparing for $27 million in painful budget cuts. Santa Ana Unified is preparing to possibly lay off some 573 teachers in the 2008-09 school year. In Saddleback Valley…

My February 5 Election Endorsements & Election Open Forum

OK, it’s starting to get close to Election Day. And as such, I figured now would be a good time to talk with you about how we’re voting. Here at The Liberal OC we have no “editorial board” deciding endorsements, so don’t take this as official endorsements from the entire blog team. I’m just speaking…