Tag Archives: Anaheim Elementary School District

Anaheim Elementary School District To Incorporate Race-Based Ethnic Studies Into Curriculum

The Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education unanimously voted last month to incorporate politically-charged Ethnic Studies into its elementary school curriculum. The resolution passed by the Board praises Ethnic Studies as a movement that focuses on “the history, culture, language and literature of people of color in the United States and globally” and “validates the shared experiences, culture and ...

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J. Paolo Magcalas Thinks Thanksgiving Is Racist And Must Be “De-Colonized”

In October, we examined the missionary progressive ideology underlying the birth of Ethnic Studies programs in the Anaheim Union High School District.  It’s chief apostle in AUSHD is J. Paolo Magcalas, a former Loara High School history teacher who established the district’s first Ethnic Studies program in order to “liberate” students from the “oppression” of traditional U.S. history curriculum. Magcalas ...

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Local Progressives Go Ballistic On Assemblyman Daly For Not Joining The Anti-Charter School Jihad

The fervor of the Anaheim progressive political claque’s freak-out over Assemblyman Tom Daly’s vote an a teacher union bill is testament to the almost religious intensity of their opposition to charter schools. On May 22, the state Assembly voted 44-19 to approve AB 1505, a teacher union-backed bill to squash charter schools. 17 legislators didn’t cast votes – including Democratic ...

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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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Palm Lane Charter Operator Approved By AESD Board of Education

After spending three years and nearly a million dollars opposing a parent-led effort to convert Palm Lane Elementary School into an independent public charter school, the Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education voted 5-0 to approve the parents selection of New Century Charter Schools as the charter operator. The parents group and their supporter erupted in cheers and applause ...

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Anaheim Elementary School Board Has Opportunity For Redemption At Palm Lane

[This column by former Lincoln Club President Robert Loewen originally appeared in the OC Register on December 10, 2017] On December 13, the Anaheim Elementary School District can redeem its past behavior by approving New Century as the charter school operator of Palm Lane School. In January, 2015, parents of 332 students at Palm Lane Elementary School submitted signed petitions ...

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Anaheim Elementary Schools Superintendent To Become Vista Schools Chief

Anaheim Elementary School District Superintendent Linda Kimble (formerly Wagner) is leaving to become superintendent of the Vista Unified School District in north San Diego County. Vista Unified announced on November 8 that Kimble “had been named superintendent” of the district, which has 29 schools serving 22,000 students. The announcement stated the VUSD Board of Education was “expected to approve the appointment ...

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