Saturday, March 6, 2021

                                         Check Out Register Guard Guest Viewpoint

                                by Retired Teacher and Educational Activist Paul Bodin

https://www.registerguard.com/story/opinion/columns/2021/02/14/guest-view-re-thinking-public-school-ahead-re-opening/6709282002/

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

 

Check out this new study on 

Online Charter Schools

by Gordon Lafer, Eugene parent and School Board member




COSTLY FAILURE

A new report by In the Public Interest on how California is overpaying for online charter schools that are failing students

http://costlyfailure.org


  • • California is overpaying for nonclassroom-based charter schools by over $600 million per year.
  • • Californians pay approximately $10,300 for every student who attends one of Pearson’s Connections Academy online charter schools.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 Parents

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.”



https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/26/demanding-end-failed-billionaire-backed-policies-200-teachers-and-activists-urge