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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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A Fatal Accident Waiting To Happen
Sep 9, 2014 1:18 pm
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Jurisdictional Challenges Need To Be Overcome To Ensure Safety On Haven Avenue

If once is an incident, twice is a coincidence, and three times is a pattern,... More
What Is Your Experience With Common Core Thus Far?
Sep 3, 2014 11:19 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,256


With the school year off to a start, the realities of Common Core are now emerging in the classroom. My oldest child, a middle school student, brought home her... More
As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
Aug 21, 2014 3:31 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 4,869


Khan Academy sent an email out this week with a tremendous video message that every student heading back to school this fall should embrace: you can learn anything.... 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: 4 | Views: 7,188


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
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,599


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
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