Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Read powerful Open Letter to Joe Biden
from Diane Ravitch and Carol Burris
of the Network for Public Education 
co-signed by 4J School Board member Gordon Lafer
and friends of CAPE Jesse Hagopian, Wayne Au, and Bill Bigelow

Among its calls: "A reinvestment in public education; an end to high stakes standardized testing; and support for the NAACP's call for a moratorium on corporate charter schools.”

Friday, May 22, 2020

Read this powerful New York Times Editorial
calling for the end of the SAT and ACT Standardized Tests
for admission to the California University System

            UPDATE: The Regents of the California University System voted to do this:

Monday, May 18, 2020

Read this Guest Viewpoint by CAPE members Roscoe and Larry
in the Eugene Register-Guard

"We advocate a new direction — a more balanced course that moves the district toward increased amounts of innovation and creativity and employee confidence. Our leader must draw out the best and brightest ideas from all within the organization."

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Read CAPE member Bob Cassidy's excellent letter to 
the Register Guard calling for a Volunteer Coordinator

"The Eugene School Board needs to hire a staff person to coordinate and foster the many people who would love to dedicate some hours to help out our overworked teachers."

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Read this Guest Editorial by 3 parents of Eugene 4J students

"... we hold hope that a diverse array of stakeholders will be valued. Through inclusion, we can reach a point where a lack of transparency is no longer a consistent issue."