The Anaheim school district resisted an effort by parents to convert their failing public school into a charter tooth and nail. Steven Greenhut writes: Years ago, during a debate with a public school superintendent over the issue of educational choice, I suggested that we shut down the public schools in their entirety. Show More Summary
It is official: Palm Lane Elementary will become a charter school. The Anaheim Elementary School Board voted last week to rescind its 2015 denial of the parents’ petition under the state’s Parent Empowerment Act — the so-called “parent trigger” law. “Board members directed Superintendent Linda Kimble to take the steps needed that will allow the […]
These days, everything is offensive to someone. You can’t sigh without some no-name snowflake getting triggered and trashing you on social media, demanding your employers, parents, grandparents, pets and long-lost
The parents of two 15-year-old girls, one in Livermore and one in San Mateo, say that their children each took their own lives just days after watching the Netflix series. [ more › ]
The parents of a 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police are suing the city and the officer who pulled the trigger. The Los Angeles Times … Click to Continue »
Anaheim Elementary School District is throwing good money after bad to thwart the wishes of parents at Palm Lane Elementary who want to convert the school into a public charter school under the state’s parent trigger law. Recently, the Register reported that “the district has spent close to $780,000 in legal fees so far on […]
Boston Herald‘s editorial staff is facing the wrath of many angry parents, because the paper published an op-ed containing a violent suggestion about how to handle people who suggest that vaccines might trigger autism. Vaccine skeptics have been blamed for the 51 cases of measles in Minnesota’s Hennepin, Ramsey and Crow Wing counties. Show More Summary
Anaheim Elementary School District Superintendent Linda Wagner spent $1 million to beat up working-class parents in court for more than two years, and last week she lost. Parents of children at Palm Lane School used an innovative California statute called the Parent Trigger Law to transfer management of their long-failing school to a charter school. […]
Tricia: Principal and staff bullying Hf/ASD adhd middle school child. antagonizing, triggering, continuous stacking of discipline, locking student out of class, teacher won’t talk to my son. cant ask ?’s, Continue Reading ?
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Mental health experts, parents, and even some involved with 13 Reasons Why have voiced strong concern about the graphic nature of the new Netflix show, accusing the series of glamorizing teen suicide. The show centers around a high school girl who takes her own life – the act of which ... More »
(University of Montreal) Divorcing parents, a car accident, a job layoff or any other major stressful event can provoke adolescents to quit their studies, a new UdeM study shows.
Infants with a first-degree relative (parent or sibling) with celiac disease, and who carry an at-risk (DQ2 or DQ8) gene, have a higher risk of developing the autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten-containing foods. Many parents, especially those with a family history of celiac disease, are understandably nervous about introducing gluten into their child’s diet. They […]
WHICH OF THESE TWO PRESENT DAY EVENTS THAT ARE TAKING PLACE IN 'METRO-ATLANTA SCHOOLS' WILL DRIVE BLACK PARENTS TO MOVE TO A NEW LOCATION? OK - WHICH ONE IS THE NAACP ENGAGED WITH? (NOW YOU SEE WHAT I AM TALKING ABOUT WHEN I CALL THEM...Show More Summary
Parenting is a field of landmines full of anxiety triggers, and no matter how old your kid is, those triggers will always be there, no matter how irrational they may be. We're all slightly terrified that our newborns are going to roll...Show More Summary
You know how some parents will break the bank to buy Christmas presents for their kids? And despite any suggestion that Christmas is not really about money, kids are the driving force behind the buying frenzy? Well, it's Christmas for Snapchat, and the kids who are making it happen.......
In a time where there’s an emphasis on community-police relations, why not have uniformed police officers welcome elementary school kids by...
Shelley: What happens when a parent volunteer (in the hallway) reaches out to another parent (student with special needs) and tells her things that “may have triggered” an outburst? Our Continue Reading ?