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Read It Here: The Palm Lane Elementary Charter School Petition

  Earlier this month, the Anaheim City School District hit parents with a letter and robocall, signed and recorded by Superintendent Linda Wagner, warning them about “aggressive petition gatherers” who might “pressure them” while  “they may not be telling you” all the facts about re-starting Palm Lane Elementary as a charter school — and oh, by the way, district staff ...

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ACSD Superintendent Undermining Efforts By Palm Lane School Parents Seeking Charter School Status

  Government bureaucracies tend to resist change and defend the status quo, and none more vigorously than public education bureaucracies. In the Anaheim City School District, a group of parents is utilizing the state Parent Trigger Law in an effort to convert Palm Lane Elementary School to charter status – and the school district is fighting them. Earlier this month, ...

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Anaheim City School District Board Votes To Fill Vacancy By Appointment Instead of Special Election

  The Anaheim City School District Board of Education voted last night to fill a board vacancy by provisional appointment rather than special election. The vacancy was created by the resignation of board member James Vanderbilt, who will be sworn in tonight as a member of the Anaheim City Council. Board members Jeff Cole, Bob Gardner, D.R. Heywood and Ryan Ruelas ...

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Education Reform Leader Calls For New Leadership In Filling Vacancy on Anaheim City School District Board Vacancy

  In her latest OC Register column, former state Senator Gloria Romero, author of the Parent Trigger Law and education reform leader, has called on the Anaheim City School District Board of Education act in the interest of “new – not recycled – representation and leadership” when deciding how to fill the vacancy created by Trustee James Vanderbilt’s elevation to ...

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Anaheim Parents, School Reform Leaders Meeting on Anaheim Reform Strategies

This came over the transom yesterday : PARENT LEADERS TO MEET IN ANAHEIM TO DISCUSS PARENT TRIGGER LAW, PARENT LEADERSHIP TO TURN AROUND FAILING SCHOOLS UNDER HISTORIC LEGISLATION Parent leaders from Anaheim will meet this Saturday, November 15th with Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, Senator Gloria Romero (Ret), Connecticut Parent Union President, Gwen Samuel, and Doreen Diaz, Desert Trails School ...

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Why Is Jose Moreno MIA for Single-Member Districts In His School District?

I’ve written previously that Jose Moreno, the lead plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit seeking to impose single-member council districts on the people of Anaheim, has made no effort to shift elections to the Anaheim City School District Board of Education from at-large to the single-member districts he judges so critical to democracy. Moreno is a member of the ACSD Governing ...

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Anaheim City School District Considers Form of Publicly-Financed Campaigning

In addition to the proposed addition to the governing board bylaws regarding how it is elected, there was another interesting item on the agenda of last night’s Anaheim City School District Board of Education agenda – related to paying for candidate statements. Candidate statements are probably the single most important communication a school board candidate has with the public. It’s ...

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