Tag: Petition

Over 1,000 sign petition demanding teach-from-home option for Woodland educators

Over 1,000 people have signed a letter demanding that educators in the Woodland area be given the choice to work from home and facilitate distance learning with students.

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in July that schools in counties on the COVID-19 watchlist, including Yolo County, would begin the year with distance learning. But, according to the Woodland Education Association, the Woodland Joint Unified School District is requiring staff members to work in-person at district worksites.

“The Woodland School Board cannot ignore the voices of the teachers and the community at large,” said Jen Drewek Shilen, president of the Woodland Education

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Over 1,000 sign petition demanding Woodland educators have distance teaching option

Over 1,000 people have signed a letter demanding that educators in the Woodland area be given the choice to work from home and facilitate distance learning with students.

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in July that schools in counties on the COVID-19 watchlist, including Yolo County, would begin the year with distance learning. But, according to the Woodland Education Association, the Woodland Joint Unified School District is requiring staff members to work in-person at district worksites.

“The Woodland School Board cannot ignore the voices of the teachers and the community at large,” said Jen Drewek Shilen, president of the Woodland Education

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Deadline To File Petition For School Board Races Looms

They hire the administrators, plan capital projects and handle the lion share of the money collected from your property taxes. They are the members of the Board of Education and now is the time when you can start a campaign to join them.

Monday is the last day petitions can be filed to run in this year’s board of education races in New Jersey, and this year the coronavirus has changed the procedure. In both Haddonfield and Haddon Township, there are three seats that will become available, each carrying three-year terms.

“The work of a school board has become increasingly

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