Petition to close county schools due to smoke gains 80,000 signatures

Petition to close county schools due to smoke gains 80,000 signatures

Kennedy Cook

November 14, 2018


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In response to heavy smoke and an air quality index rating of 174 (considered “unhealthy”) from the Camp Fire in Butte County, concerned parents, students, and teachers hoped for school to be cancelled on November 13 for health purposes. An online petition on change.org named “Keep Us Safe: Unhe...

EDITORIAL: Dreams Deferred

September 22, 2017


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DACA, an Obama-era immigration policy may be revoked. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly known as DACA, was an executive order put in place in 2012 by the Obama administration. DACA protects immigrants that arrived in the United States before the age of 16 and who’ve lived in the states...

EDITORIAL: In Defense of Teen Privacy

EDITORIAL: In Defense of Teen Privacy

March 29, 2017


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Marin County Superintendent of Schools Mary Jane Burke sent an email to parents of Marin County public school students on March 15 warning parents of the dangers of teen drinking and drug use as prom and graduation season approaches. In her opinion piece attached to the email titled, “Parents Must B...

FCMAT Reports Sausalito District Bias

FCMAT Reports Sausalito District Bias

Maddie Asch and Danielle Egan

December 15, 2016


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The Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team (FCMAT), a state resource team that advises school agencies about their fiscal and management responsibilities, released a report on August 10 concluding that the Sausalito Marin City School District Board (SMCSD) is favoring charter school, Willow Creek ...

Board Approves Arrangement with Marin County Office of Education

Board Approves Arrangement with Marin County Office of Education

Marina Furbush

February 19, 2015


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The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees created an ad hoc advisory committee to work with the Marin County Office of Education at a special board meeting on February 12. This decision came in the wake of the resignation of Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel and the retirement of...

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