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From the Blog

Education in California is a Hot Mess!

The California education system of today really is a hot mess. In fact, it is better than reality T.V.  You see, there are over 100,000 different education codes with hundreds of new laws (ed codes) being discussed, approved, opposed, lobbied, or amended each legislative season and as

3 Things I Wish I Knew….

  There are three things I really wish I knew before starting PALs in 2007. 1. People really will hate me, and I will not care. As a teacher I was one of the few that worked beyond my union negotiated contract. I stayed late, arrive early, and used recess to help kids. Others did

We Are Marching Fourth for Students!

March Forth for Students on March 4th! The parent voice is the most ignored and underutilized voice in education. As parents, we want to partner with our teachers and decision-makers, and let them know our kids must be the priority in education. However, one of the recurring comments

Why Parents MUST challenge the Status Quo

Our Executive Director, Julie, did! In fact, she actually ran for school board in her home district.  Capistrano Unified School District has been a lightning rod for issues over the years including a teacher strike during the great recession, $52 million dollars spent on a district of