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A Civil Look At Civics

By Erin Glanville

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About this blog: While state and federal politics dominate the headlines, local issues have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. This blog will attempt to shine a light on topics of public interest and facilitate greater participation in the ...  (More)

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The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
Jul 29, 2014 11:26 am
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As part of the proposed creation of a constitutionally mandated state "rainy day" fund that will be on the November ballot, Governor Brown and the legislature... More
Having A Hard Time Getting Your Child To Dive Into Their Summer Reading? Take A Trip To Bookopolis…
Jul 23, 2014 4:33 pm
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Now that we are fully entrenched in the lazy days of summer, my kids have finished their school's required summer reading and are trying to choose what to read... More
Pension Contribution Changes To Have A Multi-Million Dollar Impact To Menlo Park School District
Jul 18, 2014 11:17 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 748


On June 23rd, I wrote about how the... More
Are Teachers Turning On Common Core?
Jul 11, 2014 3:12 pm
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The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) kicks off its biennial convention today in Los Angeles, and probably the hottest topic up for discussion is Common Core,... More
What Will California Pension Contribution Increases Mean For Local Schools?
Jun 24, 2014 12:10 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 959



The new budget that Governor Jerry Brown signed last Friday will significantly increase how much money school districts have to set aside for teacher pensions.... More
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