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Ryan Ruelas & Anaheim Teachers Union Picket Award-Winning Charter School

Last month, unionized teachers at The Accelerated Schools (TAS) went on a nearly two week strike against The Accelerated Schools – an award-winning charter school in South Central LA. Picketing with them were officers of the Anaheim Secondary Teachers Association (ASTA) – the Anaheim Union High School District teachers union: Among the ASTA leaders picketing with the strikers was Ryan ...

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Palm Lane Charter School Celebrates Its First Christmas

Palm Lane Charter School in Anaheim has marked its first Christmas season since opening its doors in August as an independent public charter school with a Winter Celebration yesterday. Students gave holiday performances by grade at a special assembly. Later each classes had the opportunity to visit with Santa and have their photo taken with St. Nick – followed by ...

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Progressive Teachers Union Activists Take Control Of Anaheim Elementary School Board

Union-backed candidates allied with the local progressive leaders Jose F. Moreno and Michael Matsuda have taken complete control of the Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education in the wake of the November election.  Moreno represents District 3 on the Anaheim City Council. His long-time friend and fellow progressive political activist Matsuda is superintendent of the Anaheim Union High School ...

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UPDATED: Anaheim High School Inviting Parents To Event With Councilman Jose Moreno – Days Before Election

Anaheim High School is inviting parents to a special event tomorrow morning with Councilman Jose F. Moreno – who is battling for a full council term in the general election only 13 days away. This invite was e-mailed out to parents of Anaheim High School students: An interesting development: using school resources to organize a coffee with District 3 constituents ...

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Anaheim School District Hires Radical Group To Train Leadership Staff

The Anaheim Elementary School District has hired a radical identity politics advocacy group to train district leadership in “cultural competency relative to Muslims and Islam communities.” At its September 27 meeting, the AESD Board of Education approved an independent contractor agreement with the Los Angeles chapter of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, an progressive legal advocacy group driven by identity politics. It ...

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Parents’ Choice For Palm Lane Charter School Operator Goes To Anaheim School Board Vote On December 13

The parents behind the successful petition drive to convert Palm Lane Elementary School into an independent public charter school have selected New Century to be their charter school operator. The parents who signed the Parent Trigger Law petition in 2014-2015 selected New Century Charter Schools from the charter operators who had made presentations on their programs. Parent signatories cast their ballots ...

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District 5: Mark Lopez – AnaheimBROS

Mark Lopez moved into Anaheim’s District 5 in April of this year. A few months earlier, he changed his party registration from No Party Preference to Republican. However, a pattern has emerged in his choice of allies and supporters is making that switch seem puzzling. In May, he joined a who’s who of local progressive political activists at the kick-off ...

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Anaheim School Board Member Ryan Ruelas Wants Keep State Taxes High

Proposition 30 (passed in 2012) hiked the state sales tax by a quarter cent, and made the state income tax the highest, most progressive in the nation. Anaheim school board member and progressive teachers union activist Ryan Ruelas wants to keep it that way for at least another 12 years. The powerful California Teachers Association and other special interests are ...

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AnaheimBROS Directed To Cease Using Communist Party Term “Politburo”

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] The Anaheim High School Unified School District has directed a progressive student political club at Anaheim High School to stop describing itself as a “politburo” – a term inextricably linked to Communist atrocities world-wide and offensive to Southeast Asian immigrants who suffered at the hands of Communist regimes. The ostensible mission of AnaheimBROS, an Anaheim High ...

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