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OC Conservative Leader’s Indictment of AUHSD Grab for City Revenue

Robert Loewen, chairman of the Lincoln Club of Orange County, penned this powerful indictment of the proposal by the Anaheim Union High School District to create a permanent claim for Anaheim public schools on city tax revenues. The proposal is the brainchild of AUHSD Al Jabbar, a liberal Democrat and member of the board of directors of the Orange County ...

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Anaheim City School District Tries To Poison The Well With Letter To Parents

Last week, Anaheim City School District Superintendent Linda Wagner sent this letter to parents at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School: According to my sources, parents at several other ACSD schools received an identical letter, with only the name of the school changed. No reasonable, fair-minded person could honestly characterize this letter as merely the district proactively informing parents about the Parent ...

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Palm Lane School Charter Petition Saga: District Dragging Feet; City Council Vote On Supporting Charter Petition

The Anaheim City Council will vote tonight on a resolution agendized by Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring, urging the Anaheim City School District to be supportive of the parent-led effort to convert Palm Lane Elementary into an independent charter school via the Parent Trigger Law. Will there be at least three votes? Kring will obviously be a “yes”; Councilwoman Kris ...

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Palm Lane Elementary Parent Trigger Law Petition At The Finish Line; Will Parents Or Unions Carry The Day?

Tonight at 6:00 p.m., the Anaheim City School District Board of Education takes up the Parent Trigger petition to convert Palm Lane Elementary into an independent public charter school: district staff will report on whether the petition has valid signatures from a majority of Palm Lane parents. If it does, the Board should, if it’s intent is to follow the ...

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For School Unions, Palm Lane Charter Fight Is All About Union Membership

According to sources who attended yesterday’s CSEA-sponsored “parent information meeting” at Palm Lane Park, the free-food-and-drinks event was attended by a couple of dozen union members (primarily CSEA members) and about 20 parents (half of whom were supporters of converting the school into an independent public charter school). Retired Sen. Gloria Romero of the Center for Parent Empowerment was there ...

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Anaheim City School District Gives Union Names of Parents Who Signed Parent Trigger Petition

I’ve learned that the Anaheim City School District has given one of its school employee unions the names and contact information of the 332 parents and guaradians of Palm Lane Elementary School students who signed the Parent Trigger Law petition to re-start their school as an independent public charter school. The local affiliate of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) ...

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OC Labor Federation Honcho Joins Union Fight Against Palm Lane Charter Petition

There’s another union-sponsored “parent information” meeting tomorrow. This time it’s at Palm Lane Park and the guest speaker is Julio Perez, the left-wing executive director of the Orange County Labor Federation and the theme is “Let’s Stand United, Don’t Be Divided.” You see, when parents empower themselves and band together to exercise their legal right to convert their failing school ...

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Kring’s Resolution: An Object Lesson in Half-Truths

Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring reportedly prepared the resolution to support parents of children attending Palm Lane Elementary School in their effort to create a charter school (AnaheimBlog, Nov. 12, 2015). The resolution, scheduled for a vote by the City Council on February 24, is an object lesson in an anachronistic ritual, a message drowning in an ocean of WHEREASes. The ...

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Lucille Kring Asks City Council To Support Palm Lane Elementary Parents’ Charter School Petition

At the most recent city council meeting, Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring asked to have a resolution placed on the February 24 agenda, stating the city council’s support for efforts of Palm Lane parents seeking to use the state’s Parent Trigger Law to convert their school into an independent charter school. Following is the resolution the council will b ...

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