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A Civil Look At Civics

By Erin Glanville

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About this blog: While state and federal politics dominate the headlines, local issues have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. This blog will attempt to shine a light on topics of public interest and facilitate greater participation in the ...  (More)

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What Will California Pension Contribution Increases Mean For Local Schools?
Jun 24, 2014 12:10 pm
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The new budget that Governor Jerry Brown signed last Friday will significantly increase how much money school districts have to set aside for teacher pensions.... More
Going Back To School To Help Children Succeed In Math
Jun 20, 2014 9:56 am
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Last summer, I took an online Stanford OpenEdX course taught by Jo Boaler, a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University, entitled ... More
Don’t Divide Menlo Park's North Fair Oaks Neighborhood
Jun 11, 2014 4:00 pm
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There is nothing like the threat of dividing a neighborhood to really rally it together. That's just what the Sequoia Union High School District Board has done... More
Where Are All The “Tiger Dads”?
May 28, 2014 9:37 am
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A group of my closest girlfriends and I are interested in the controversial concept of the "Tiger Mom". Our interest was therefore peaked by an ... More
The Privacy Balance
May 18, 2014 8:42 am
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The Menlo Park City Council made a difficult but prudent and thoughtful decision this week when they adopted an ordinance putting stronger limitations around the... More
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