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“Anaheim Teachers Union Faces A Gathering Storm”

Ed Ring, president of the California Policy Foundation, penned a column about the effort by Palm Lane Elementary School parents to convert it to charter status, which was published in California Political Review and UnionWatch.com: If you drive by Palm Lane Elementary School in Anaheim, California, nothing seems amiss. With modern buildings, partially surrounded by a park, the school seems ...

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Another Myth About Converting Palm Lane Elementary Into A Charter School

One of the scare tactics repeatedly made by opponents to re-starting Palm Lane Elementary School is that most of the current students will be not able to attend after conversion to charter status. It’s part of the general attack theme from charter opponents that such schools are elitist and won’t actually help those they purport to help. Like other misrepresentations ...

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More Than Half Anaheim City School District Schools Are “Parent Trigger Eligible”

Ed Ring of the California Policy Center penned an education column about the state’s Open Enrollment and Parent Trigger laws in today’s FlashReport.org, discussing the nuts-and-bolts of both. Here’s an excerpt: Open Enrollment List: Every year the results of standardized academic achievement tests, administered to every K-12 public school student, are compiled by school and by school district. In the ...

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Rough Treatment At Palm Lane Elementary

Let’s just say it was not the warmest of welcomes from Superintendent Linda Wagner at Palm Lane Elementary School today. As noted in an earlier post, the Anaheim City School District began contacting parents yesterday and scheduling them for meetings with Superintendent Linda Wagner in groups of four or five, beginning today. Today’s meetings were at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. ...

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Sen. Bob Huff Voices Support For Palm Lane Elementary Parents’ Efforts To Implement Parent Trigger Act

This came over the transom from the office of Sen. Bob Huff: Senator Huff Supports Palm Lane Elementary Students Parents of Students Move to Implement Parent Trigger Act SACRAMENTO: Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) issued words of support today for students at Palm Lane Elementary School in the Anaheim City School District, as concerned parents prepare to take ...

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Jackie Filbeck Appointed To Vacancy on Anaheim City School District Board of Education

Yesterday, the Anaheim City School District Board of Education voted to appoint Jackie Filbeck to the board vacancy created by the resignation of James Vanderbilt, now a member of the Anaheim City Council. I wasn’t able to attend yesterday’s ACSD Board meeting at which she and the other applicants – Maureen Christensen, Victoria Ramirez and Veronica “Ronnie” Mayer – were ...

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Four Applicants Vie for Vacancy on Anaheim City School District Board

  Four candidates have applied for the vacancy on the Anaheim City School District Board of Education created when James Vanderbilt took his seat on the Anaheim City Council. They are: Maureen Christensen, Jackie Filbeck, Veronica “Ronnie” Mayer, and Victoria Ramirez. Board Members Jeff Cole and Ryan Ruelas screened all applicants to determine which applicants qualified for an interview, and all ...

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Deadline is 4:00 p.m. Today (December 29) to Apply for Vacancy on Anaheim City School District Board of Education

The deadline to apply for the provisional appointment to fill the vacancy on the Anaheim City School District Board of Education is today (December 29) at 4:00 p.m. In order to be considered, applicants must e-mail a completed application form and resume to tjacobsen@acsd.us by the deadline. Click here to download the application. The vacancy was created by the resignation of ...

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Parent Group Complains To DA About “Informational Letter” From ACSD Superintendent

  Anaheim Blog has chronicled the letter and robocall sent out by ACSD Superintendent Linda Wagner regarding a petition being circulated by Parents of Palm Lane Elementary United (PPLEU) seeking to convert their school to charter status. The letter (which was sent home with Palm Lane Elementary students) warned parents about “aggressive” petition gatherers and repeated unsubstantiated accusations of bribing ...

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Anaheim City School District’s Letter Undermining Palm Lane Charter School Petition Delivered Via School Kids

  I reported earlier this week that Anaheim City School District Superintendent Linda Wagner had signed and sent a letter – and recorded a robocall — that were thinly-disguised attempts to dissuade parents of Palm Lane Elementary students from signing a petition to convert the school to charter status. I had assumed parents had received via the United States Postal ...

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