Common Core – What is it?

Common Core – What is it?

Community Forum on “Common Core”
Thousand Oaks High School
Performance Arts Center
2323 N. Moorpark Rd.
Thousand Oaks
Monday, June 10, 2013 – 6 PM

The Community Forum on Common Core presented a compendium of ideas, facts and comparisons for parents and teachers who want to decide for themselves if the nationalized Common Core K-12 standards adopted by the state; but only minimally implemented, are a better alternative to the current California standards.

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Dolz’s education plan

I  recently heard Tony Dolz (candidate for Conejo Valley school board) speak about his plan to prevent cuts to education and prevent up to 35 teachers from losing their jobs.

Even under the best case scenario that Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition  30 tax increase is approved, the Conejo Valley Unified School District would still have a projected budget deficit of $7 million.

Instead of giving the public a say at the ballot box, Peggy Buckles and Betsy Connolly (incumbents seeking re-election) support Superintendent Jeff  Baarstad’s plan for building …

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California School Employees Association endorses Tony Dolz

Ron Meyer, CSEA chapter 620 president, announced today that the CSEA endorses Tony Dolz for Trustee of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD).  There are over 1000 CSEA employees in the CVUSD. The CSEA members are best appreciated for maintaining a safe school environment for our children.

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Bring balance to school board

Thousand Oaks Acorn
September 20, 2012 

I will vote for Tony Dolz for school board because I think the board is politically biased.

According to Julia Brownley’s website, Nancy Pelosi and both school board incumbents running for reelection, Peggy Buckles and Betsy Connolly, have endorsed the liberal Democrat for Congress.

Superintendent Jeff Baarstad endorsed liberal Democrat Steve Bennett for Congress earlier this year (before Bennett dropped out of the race).

You dance with the one who brought you to the party.

The school board is dancing with the agenda of the …

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Dolz for CVUSD board

Ventura County Star
September 17, 2012


I am voting for Tony Dolz for the school board. He cannot be more clear. He wants parents to play the commanding role in their own children’s education. Mr. Dolz has children in our schools, the incumbents don’t.

Mr. Dolz is involved day after day with his children and the teachers who serve the community. On the other hand, the incumbents without children in our schools, rely on second-hand and outdated information.

Being a responsible parent is appropriate and good and the proper …

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Candidate lays out platform

Thousand Oaks Acorn
September 13, 2012

I ask you to vote for me, Tony Dolz, so that I can represent you on the school board. Here is how I will improve our public schools:

Reduce education spending cuts. I support using the $3.8 million from the land sale to balance the general fund and prevent more cuts, rather than building a new high school. I support giving the public the right to vote on a school bond for a new high school in 2014. I will oppose the …

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