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    By Dianne Anderson Apparently, voters are not slacking off as drop boxes have sprung up across the nation and are getting a lot of action. As of Tuesday, over nine million early votes have already been cast. By now, everyone should have their ballot with pre-printed barcode, ready to walk it into their County Registrar ...
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    After 42 years of service in public education, Dr. Judy D. White will retire from her role as Riverside County’s 12th Superintendent of Schools effective November 1. “When I was a young girl, teachers and educators helped me believe that I could accomplish great things and encouraged me to develop my voice. Over the last ...
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    (We apologize that this story did not include a response from LBUSD when first posted. That error has been corrected) By Dianne Anderson Parents and local advocates were prepared to give input at a recent LBUSD board meeting regarding the Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan, specifically about why Black students are not mentioned in the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Heather Johnson San Bernardino Schools Candidate It’s not so much that Heather Johnson holds a master’s degree in education while working on her doctorate in education that gives her the edge in her run for the San Bernardino City Unified School Board. It’s probably more like education is in her DNA. Her ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Incumbent Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers Chances are education and the way students learn will not return to the way things were before COVID, and  no doubt there is plenty of room for improvement in the months ahead. Gwendolyn Dowdy Rodgers feels it’s important to dig deeper into current hindrances to learning, and be ...
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    By Dianne Anderson   Alise Clouser for San Bernardino County Board of Education Alise Clouser has been involved in education long enough to recognize how opportunities abound for some students, while the rest are left behind. In her run for the San Bernardino County Board of Education, Clouser places career exploration and college access at ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kids having a tough time adapting to this strange new virtual world can soon see some old familiar faces, and feel closer to their second home at Akoma Unity Center in San Bernardino. Starting September 8, Akoma launches its virtual program with a curriculum that mirrors its typical after school program. Students ...
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    By Dianne Anderson If $63 billion for 2019-20 in Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) funding slated to help mostly low-income Black and Brown kids in school districts across the state sounds like a lot of money – it is. Now, if only those high needs students could get at those state-mandated resources and services that ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Conversations broke wide open since the Black revolution was televised, spurring change and raising the debate a few notches on something that has resonated worldwide – police brutality. “In Germany, Thailand, Rome, Vietnam, they are chanting Black Lives Matter in the streets. It’s pretty remarkable,” said Dr. Mary Texeira, a professor of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson The last school year proved to be a hard lesson learned on short notice, but Keisa Brown is sure that her district is ready for the inevitable, working around the clock to get ready for any challenges they may face in the fall. The award-winning teacher said recent months presented a huge ...