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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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Love Thy Neighbor
Oct 10, 2013 8:42 am
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I don't live in North Fair Oaks. My Menlo Park neighborhood is slated to attend Menlo Atherton High School and that has never been in jeopardy as the school board... More
Where Are All The “Tiger Dads”?
May 28, 2014 9:37 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,866


A group of my closest girlfriends and I are interested in the controversial concept of the "Tiger Mom". Our interest was therefore peaked by an ... More
Going Back To School To Help Children Succeed In Math
Jun 20, 2014 9:56 am
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Last summer, I took an online Stanford OpenEdX course taught by Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, entitled ... More
Giving Thanks For My “Other” Mother
May 9, 2014 9:44 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,752

My husband's family is, and was, like a big, noisy city. He grew up surrounded by parents, brothers, cousins, aunts and uncles galore, close family friends and... More
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
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,639


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
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