Anaheim Elementary School District

The Paranoid Style In Progressive Anaheim Politics

Does this sound like something a reasonable person would say?: Would a reasonable person entertain seriously the possibility that when a wide swatch (and likely majority) of Orange Countians to re-open the schools, it is really a deliberate conspiracy to commit genocide? Of course not. What’s most unsettling part is this isn’t the social media ranting of some random crackpot. ...

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Magcalas And The COVID Exemption For Protests And Politics

J. Paolo Magcalas is running for a second term on the Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education from Trustee Area 3.  Readers may be familiar with Magcalas as a radical exponent of Ethnic Studies who thinks Thanksgiving is racist, supports gutting Proposition 13 and defunding the police (including school safety officers) and voted to spend nearly $1 million in ...

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AESD Trustees Magcalas, Alvarez Want To “Defund” School Safety Officers

Are campus safety officers “bullies in blue”? Are they part of a “school-to-prison” pipeline? A manifestation of “systemic racism” that victimizes minority students? Some elected members of the Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Trustees think so. Trustee Juan Alvarez co-authored a June 8 op-ed in the Voice of OC advocating “defunding” campus safety officers, calling them “repressive” and “contributing ...

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Anaheim School Trustee Juan Alvarez: People Who Didn’t Vote For Bernie Are “Greedy, Racist, Sexist”

When socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his quest for the Democratic presidential nomination last week, it prompted much wailing and gnashing of teeth from his fervent base of revolutionary progressives. Many of the Bernie Bros on Orange County also hold elected offices in Anaheim, Santa Ana and Garden Grove. Juan Alvarez was especially out-out by the demise of the Sanders’ ...

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Anaheim Elementary School District To Incorporate Race-Based Ethnic Studies Into Curriculum

The Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education unanimously voted last month to incorporate politically-charged Ethnic Studies into its elementary school curriculum. The resolution passed by the Board praises Ethnic Studies as a movement that focuses on “the history, culture, language and literature of people of color in the United States and globally” and “validates the shared experiences, culture and ...

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California’s K-12 Spending Exceeds $20,000 Per Pupil

[Editor’s Note: this article – which originally appeared in the California Globe – is particularly timely in the wake of widespread voter rejection of school bonds earlier this week – including the Anaheim Union High School District’s Measure B. The public education establishment has year decades asked us to believe the problems in our public schools stem from insufficient funding. ...

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J. Paolo Magcalas Thinks Thanksgiving Is Racist And Must Be “De-Colonized”

In October, we examined the missionary progressive ideology underlying the birth of Ethnic Studies programs in the Anaheim Union High School District.  It’s chief apostle in AUSHD is J. Paolo Magcalas, a former Loara High School history teacher who established the district’s first Ethnic Studies program in order to “liberate” students from the “oppression” of traditional U.S. history curriculum. Magcalas ...

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Moorlach Demolishes Myth That Charter Schools Hurt Traditional Public School Funding

[Editor’s note: this was originally published in the Voice of OC on December 13, 2019]. Data Shows Charters Do Not Hurt School District Finances by John M.W. Moorlach California charter schools took a beating in the state Capitol this year. Charters are cost-effective alternatives created by parents, cities, universities and foundations. The parents want their children to receive an education ...

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