What if helping struggling students was as easy as having their eyes checked? What if the children we have labeled as problems in the classroom just can’t see the board?
While our students face myriad obstacles to school success, correctable vision problems shouldn’t be one of them.http://www.presstelegram.com/opinion/20170330/for-school-kids-good-vision-should-be-elementary-this-bill-can-help-guest-commentary
Donald Trump has made a series of racist, sexist and bigoted statements as well as disparaged the professional men and women of our intelligence agencies, many of whom risked their lives in service of our nation. This behavior is not befitting the office of the President of the United States and does not keep with the idea that our president should seek to be
a leader for all Americans.
Two Democratic Assemblymembers got the ball rolling on settling the future of California’s cap-and-trade program by introducing A.B. 151 yesterday. The bill would authorize the California Air Resources Board “to utilize a market-based compliance mechanism” to reduce greenhouse gases after 2020, when the current Global Warming Solutions Act expires.
There has been controversy about whether that first act, passed in 2006, amounted to an unauthorized tax, since it involved the collection of money by the state. The matter has not been settled by the courts, and Governor Jerry Brown has stated it is his intention to pass a post-2020 extension by at least a two-thirds vote so the matter won’t come up again.