The SchoolsFirst Board of Directors continue to operate in the dark ignoring their 1.2 million member-owners. They have failed for years to conduct elections and resort to self-appointing themselves or those they choose to serve. Their activities on behalf of the member-owners including world travel and benefits are kept secret.
California is investing heavily in a new model of education called community schools. Anaheim Union High School District is at the forefront of these efforts. As a result of a $23.275 million state grant and collaborative partnerships, 13 public schools are in the process of becoming community schools this year.
Kriz: 5.7% of OC’s Beginning of the Year Homeless Population is Now Dead, with 41 Homeless Deaths in August, 328 for the Year
With 41 deaths among people “without fixed abode” in August, 328 for the year so far, a full 5.7% of the County’s beginning of the year homeless population (by the PIT Count reported to be 5718) is now dead. It has been reported that $1.4 billion is being spent annually in OC on homelessness, yet…
Dorn Parker: Are Children Becoming Pawns in a Larger Political Game Where Profits Rule the Day Over Education?
The decision parents face to send their children to neighborhood public schools, district magnets, versus Charter schools, is an important one. But as they consider which best suits their situation and child’s educational needs, are there outside forces trying to unduly influence them with misinformation to fit a political agenda? In my opinion, the answer…
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