“For the first time in 23 years of teaching English at Westlake High School, I dreaded returning to school. Morale is low, particularly among English teachers.
Some held off on including Board Policy 6161.1 language in our course guidelines until after the Aug. 21 vote to see if sanity would reign. It did not. The board voted 3-2 to retain the Dunn-Everett asterisks even though the California Department of Education dropped the asterisks, citing “prejudicial labeling.” So Dunn-Everett put themselves above the CDE: That is cause for concern” Lora Novak September 13th