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Neil McChesney Bills CVCHS For Consulting Work

Neil McChesney Resignation Letter 3-2-15

FINAL CVCHS Closeout Report-Conflicts of Interest

According to a declaration made by Neil McChesney in a letter addressed to CVCHS, “I left (CVCHS) on or about March 2, 2015 to pursue other interests, notably creation of a performing arts charter school”.  150 more words

Clayton Valley Charter High School

Specifics Asked and Deflected

PG&E readies for investigation, potential scandal

Major California utility provider Pacific Gas & Electric comes under intensified pressure this week, as a former employee has agreed to testify, and local reports unearth new findings in regards to suspected record-keeping omissions that followed lethal pipeline explosions in 2010 and 2014. 362 more words

Direct And Current

Hillary Clinton Fan Threatens Mosque; Media Blame Trump

by Joel B. Pollak21 Dec 2015, 21 Dec, 2015 22 Dec, 2015

URL of the original posting site: http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/21/hillary-clinton-backer-threatens-mosque-media-blame-trump

The mainstream media are reporting that a Bay Area plumber who allegedly planned to bomb a California mosque was a Donald Trump supporter–though he explicitly supported Hillary Clinton. 620 more words


The lesson from a California's charter school: Strict transparency needed


By Thomas Peele, tpeele@bayareanewsgroup.com © Copyright 2015, Bay Area News Group

In 2011, Lassen County’s district attorney requested a still-unanswered opinion by the state attorney general on whether California’s Public Records, Brown and Fair Political Practices acts apply to public charter schools. 765 more words

Clayton Valley Charter High School

California Budget, Take Two

June 19, 2015

Contra Costa Times

Summary: California lawmakers passed a $115 billion spending bill seen as something of a compromise despite California’s recently-deepened coffers. Governor Brown has previously warned against huge rises in spending in case another recession hits the state though some Republicans lamented slimmer allotments to aid the state’s developmentally challenged. 87 more words


High drama as Oakland charter school cuts ties with unsavory past

OAKLAND — In the 2½ years since American Indian Model Schools leader Ben Chavis left after a state audit showed he directed at least $3.8 million from the school to companies he owned, the school has paid him an additional $8.6 million to use his buildings. 1,398 more words

Clayton Valley Charter High School

Dissent and the Media

A few weeks ago a college student came to my door, asking me to support his dream to go to college by buying a six-month subscription to a local newspaper, the… 578 more words

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