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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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A Fatal Accident Waiting To Happen
Sep 9, 2014 1:18 pm
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Jurisdictional Challenges Need To Be Overcome To Ensure Safety On Haven Avenue

If once is an incident, twice is a coincidence, and three times is a pattern,... More
What Is Your Experience With Common Core Thus Far?
Sep 3, 2014 11:19 am
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With the school year off to a start, the realities of Common Core are now emerging in the classroom. My oldest child, a middle school student, brought home her... More
As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
Aug 21, 2014 3:31 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 2,863


Khan Academy sent an email out this week with a tremendous video message that every student heading back to school this fall should embrace: you can learn anything.... More
The State?s Proposed ?Rainy Day? Fund Threatens Local School Districts? Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
Jul 29, 2014 11:26 am
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As part of the proposed creation of a constitutionally mandated state "rainy day" fund that will be on the November ballot, Governor Brown and the legislature... More
Having A Hard Time Getting Your Child To Dive Into Their Summer Reading? Take A Trip To Bookopolis?
Jul 23, 2014 4:33 pm
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Now that we are fully entrenched in the lazy days of summer, my kids have finished their school's required summer reading and are trying to choose what to read... More
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