Anaheim Union High School District

AUHSD Vice Principal Floats Idea Of Racially-Segregated School

A long time ago, in a political culture far, far away, progressives opposed segregation, especially in public schools. They believed the law should be color-blind and the government should not discriminate or treat individuals differently due to their race or ethnicity. Now, you have “social justice educators” – infused with the ideas of Paolo Freire, Critical Pedagogy and Critical Race ...

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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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More COVID Sanctimony By Moreno At Tomorrow’s Council Meeting?

There’s a COVID-19 update on tomorrow night’s Anaheim City Council agenda, which virtually guarantees another bout of pontificating from Councilman Jose F. Moreno. Moreno frequently declares “public health must be our first consideration” and paints concerns with keeping businesses open as putting “dollars” ahead of health.  However, Moreno’s actions demonstrate his willingness to put political and ideological considerations ahead of ...

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Woke Activists Seek to Cancel “Colonists” As Anaheim High School Mascot

The nationwide spirit of radical iconoclasm that has already led to toppling or removal of statues of American icons such as Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant and Teddy Roosevelt now has the Anaheim High School mascot in its sights. Two Anaheim High School alumni, Daniel Alatorre De-Lira and Laura Luevano, have started an online entitled “DECOLONIZE THE COLONY” REMOVAL ...

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Dale Jr. High Asst. Principal Jose Lara Recalled From School Board

Earlier this month, Jose Lara, the assistant principal at Dale Junior High School, was recalled from the El Rancho Unified School District Board of Education by a whopping 91% of the vote. Lara is a political lightning rod and strident advocate of radical politics, including making Ethnic Studies a high school graduation requirement. The Los Cerritos News has been reporting ...

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Teacher Organizer of June 1 Protest in La Palma Park Concerned About Anaheim “Police Brutality” Toward Students

Anti-police activists from all over have been flooding the Anaheim City Council with e-mails attacking the Anaheim Police Department and demanding its abolition. Two weeks ago, we reported on a group of activist Anaheim Union High School District educators who put social distancing aside and organized hundreds of students at La Palma Park to protest the murder of George Floyd, ...

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AUHSD To Teachers: You Can Drop Curriculum, Talk About Coronarivus For Rest Of Semester

The Anaheim Union High School District has extended its school closures through the May 21 – the end of the academic year. AUSHD teachers and students will try to continue education in their various subjects an requirements via remote learning. Or not. Last week, Superintendent Michael Matsuda gave AUHSD teachers permission to stop teaching from the established curriculum and instead ...

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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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AUHSD’s $398 Million “Measure B” School Bond Fails

Measure B, the $398 million school construction bond placed on the March 3 ballot by the Anaheim Union High School District, fell well short of the required 55% vote threshold for approval. AUHSD voters were evenly split, with 51.72% supporting and 48.28% opposing Measure B.  If it had been approved, the total cost to AUSHD taxpayers of paying off the ...

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