Tag Archive for Education

Breaking News – UCI rehires Chemerinsky

From the OC Register online: UCI Rehires law dean Statement says chancellor, Erwin Chemerinsky pledge to adhere to ‘principle of academic freedom’ in founding law school. By MARLA JO FISHER The Orange County Register IRVINE – UCI has rehired law professor Erwin Chemerinsky as the dean of its fledgling law school, after UCI Chancellor Michael…

What Do YOU Think: Should Erwin Chemerinsky Be Reinstated as UCI Law School Dean?

  “The university has taken a tremendous hit to its prestige, and it’s hard to see how that can be remedied without (Chemerinsky) being re-offered the position, or some form of censure of Drake’s decision,” said Mark Warschauer, a UCI professor of education.  And apparently, Professor Warschauer isn’t the only one who would like to…

AUHSD: Wait till judge decides on special election

The Orange County Register reports today on Thursday night’s AUHSD Board meeting. Anaheim board delays action on filling vacancy Trustees put off election or appointment until after Monday’s court hearing. By MICHAEL MELLO THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER ANAHEIM – Trustees of the Anaheim Union High School District will wait to decide how to fill the…

Mendez vs. Westminster Postage Stamp Celebrated

This Friday, September 14, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. at the Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School in Santa Ana (on Bristol and 17th) the release of the Mendez vs. the Westminster School District U.S. postage stamp will be celeberated. Mike Lawson covered Mendez vs. Westminster decision earlier this year HERE.  Few are aware that…

CA Teachers Oppose No Child Left Behind Changes

Among the many campaign themes of Democrats running for Congress in 2006 was the failed policies of the Bush led Republicans regarding publicly funded education.  In particular, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.  I remember the sound bites like “We need to fully fund No Child Left Behind;” or “We need to stop teaching…