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(By Chris Sharp) It doesn’t take much time in a high school classroom these days to see that there is something very new and therefore very odd going on.  In fact, for maybe up to half o(more..)


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Okay, let’s have everyone get out of their self-interested positions for the next several minutes and seek instead the experiences of American fourteen-year-olds on their first days of high s(more..)


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Some years ago, the great New York architect Philip Johnson as well as other modernist building designers such as Edward Larrabee Barnes and I. M. Pei set out to create a glass theme for the Americ(more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) Some years ago, the great New York architect Philip Johnson as well as other modernist building designers such as Edward Larrabee Barnes and I. M. Pei set out to create a glass the(more..)


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Over a week ago, a student at West Ranch High School was arrested and charged with assaulting a special needs student. Appalling I know, but not a surprise when you see some of the spoiled students(more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) (First of a two-part commentary) Just as I was pondering how to begin this article on “When online schooling makes schools obsolete,” I got a call from my 25-y(more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) Hollywood is surely as good an influence as anything that affects America’s twists and turns.  And so there was one movie some years ago that anticipated some upheaval i(more..)


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SACRAMENTO –Last week Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, introduced Assembly Bill 2587 which would allow a school district that reached an Average Daily Attendance (ADA) of 94% or highe(more..)


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(By Chris Sharp) Gradually it is being accepted in the dialogue about American public schools that the national program Common Core has become a replacement for No Child Left Behind.  As the f(more..)


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SCVi Charter School is hosting a “Meet the Candidates” forum on Thursday evening to provide the community an opportunity to get to know the four candidates seeking election to two distr(more..)