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A Civil Look At Civics

By Erin Glanville

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About this blog: While state and federal politics dominate the headlines, local issues have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. This blog will attempt to shine a light on topics of public interest and facilitate greater participation in the ...  (More)

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Pension Contribution Changes To Have A Multi-Million Dollar Impact To Menlo Park School District
Jul 18, 2014 11:17 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,163


On June 23rd, I wrote about how the... More
Are Teachers Turning On Common Core?
Jul 11, 2014 3:12 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,254

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) kicks off its biennial convention today in Los Angeles, and probably the hottest topic up for discussion is Common Core,... More
What Will California Pension Contribution Increases Mean For Local Schools?
Jun 24, 2014 12:10 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,368



The new budget that Governor Jerry Brown signed last Friday will significantly increase how much money school districts have to set aside for teacher pensions.... More
Going Back To School To Help Children Succeed In Math
Jun 20, 2014 9:56 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,755


Last summer, I took an online Stanford OpenEdX course taught by Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, entitled ... More
Don’t Divide Menlo Park's North Fair Oaks Neighborhood
Jun 11, 2014 4:00 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 3,330

There is nothing like the threat of dividing a neighborhood to really rally it together. That's just what the Sequoia Union High School District Board has done... More
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