Saturday, October 17, 2020


You can Opt your child Out of 4J easyCBM 

standardized reading and math tests -

ALL Standardized Tests

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

  Read North Eugene H.S. Senior Diego Hernandez's outstanding, eloquent Guest Editorial

           on dealing with COVID, distance learning, and offering advice to his teachers

"Create change that's been put aside for years. Allow our teachers to lead the charge so we can be the change."

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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."