For those that did not attend the policy trip, here is an update on SB 277, which most of us sat in on at the Education Committee Hearing on Tuesday.
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This article provides updated information about Senate Bill 277, one that requires children to be vaccinated in order to enroll in schools. There are currently edits being made to this bill that give more options to children who are unvaccinated, which is important for those children who cannot be attend single-family homeschooling. The changes are […] Continue reading
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-drought-regulations-20150419-story.html Summer is just around the corner. I think back to childhood and remember spending hours running through the sprinklers and having water gun and water balloon fights with my siblings and my friends on hot summer afternoons. Water conservation was not really a concept to me as a child. Now the state of California […] Continue reading
People gather and protest Nestle an their offenses against water. Continue reading
I found this article in L.A. Times that caught my attention, there are some conflict within the article and I believe that this article can create a wonderful discussion specially as we think about education for young children.
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In the past several months, several teenagers on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, have committed suicide. The issues seen on Reservations are the legacy of the oppression of the American indian people over centuries. The lack of jobs, support and a promising future as lead many people living on the reservation unhopeful […] Continue reading
Throughout the years we have seen many talk about standardized testing. We now hear not just about standardized testing but also about the Common Core. I’m not super knowledgeable in what Common Core is but I do have a brief understanding. The reasoning as to why this article is important is because this speech is […] Continue reading