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California Needs a New Education Vision

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The iconic Helen Keller once famously stated, “The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.” With respect to solving our education crisis, politicians and policy experts call for all sorts of accountability measures and rating metrics. But no one is asking the really big question, “What is our mission?

Daly releases first round of endorsements for Supervisor

“I am humbled to earn the support of so many respected local leaders,” said Daly. “As County Clerk-Recorder and former Mayor of Anaheim, I’ve built a reputation as a strong fiscal conservative and a problem-solver who delivers results. I will bring this common sense approach to the County Board of Supervisors.”

Race to the Top-Buyers Beware

While our local districts are comprised of well intentioned, highly educated and reflective leaders who are doing their best to find resources to fill the budget shortfall, we are perplexed that some districts (60% state-wide) agreed to submit a “Memorandum Of Understanding” with the Governor’s Office to participate in California’s application for the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) competitive grant program.