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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1994
As a concerned citizen in the Antelope Valley and an English teacher for 22 years in the Antelope Valley Union High School District, I am outraged and embarrassed by the school board's cavalier defiance of the Education Code, which requires school districts to give the California Learning Assessment Standards test. Board President Billy Pricer invited representatives of the Eagle Forum and the United States Justice Foundation--both groups from the San Diego area--and listened to their concerns at the April 6 board meeting.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1994
As a concerned citizen in the Antelope Valley and an English teacher for 22 years in the Antelope Valley Union High School District, I am outraged and embarrassed by the school board's cavalier defiance of the Education Code, which requires school districts to give the California Learning Assessment Standards test. Board President Billy Pricer invited representatives of the Eagle Forum and the United States Justice Foundation--both groups from the San Diego area--and listened to their concerns at the April 6 board meeting.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1994 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An attorney promises to file lawsuits against school districts up and down the state if consent is not sought from parents before their children are given the new state performance test, which he says violates the state education code by asking students questions about their personal beliefs.
NEWS
April 22, 1994 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Acting in apparent defiance of the state education code, the Antelope Valley Union High School District has voted not to administer the Department of Education's controversial CLAS exam, becoming the first school district in California to take such a stand. In a 3-2 vote, the district board of trustees opted late Wednesday night against administering the California Learning Assessment System test this year because of the secrecy surrounding it that prevents the test from being publicly reviewed.
NEWS
April 22, 1994 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Acting in apparent defiance of the state education code, the Antelope Valley Union High School District in Lancaster has voted not to administer the controversial CLAS tests of student performance, becoming the first school district in California to boycott the exams. In a 3-2 vote, the district's board of trustees sided Wednesday night with critics of the California Learning Assessment System, citing security rules that bar the test materials from being publicly reviewed.
NEWS
April 22, 1994 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Acting in apparent defiance of the state education code, the Antelope Valley Union High School District has voted not to administer the Department of Education's controversial CLAS exam, becoming the first school district in California to take such a stand. In a 3-2 vote, the district board of trustees opted late Wednesday night against administering the California Learning Assessment System test this year because of the secrecy surrounding it that prevents the test from being publicly reviewed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1987
Your Dec. 7 article "Conservative Lawyer Takes Aim at Liberals" by Tom Gorman includes errors and several misstatements regarding the foundation and, further, attributes quotes to me which were taken totally and completely out of context. First, the United States Justice Foundation (USJF) does not operate out of my law office. The foundation is in a separate suite of offices next to my law office. With regard to certain comments attributed to me, I point directly to the claimed quote, that "I can't point to a case that says, 'See here?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1989 | NANCY RAY, Times Staff Writer
Escondido attorney Gary Kreep and his United States Justice Foundation are launching a nationwide petition campaign to force an investigation of what he called "the massive and ludicrous cover-up" of the Chappaquiddick incident involving Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass).
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1987 | TOM GORMAN, Times Staff Writer
Gary Kreep is out to save the world from the American Civil Liberties Union, Communists, reverse discrimination, Democrats, and just about anything else that can be associated with the label "liberal." Kreep, 37, a former national director of Young Americans for Freedom and a practicing civil litigation attorney in Escondido, is executive director of the impressively named United States Justice Foundation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 2002 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A conservative legal foundation filed suit Friday challenging a bipartisan procedure established by President Bush's top political operative in California and the state's two Democratic U.S. senators to select federal judicial candidates. The United States Justice Foundation, based in Escondido, said in its lawsuit that the arrangement effectively gives the Democrats veto power over the selections and interferes with the president's constitutional powers. Named as defendants in the U.S.
NEWS
April 22, 1994 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Acting in apparent defiance of the state education code, the Antelope Valley Union High School District in Lancaster has voted not to administer the controversial CLAS tests of student performance, becoming the first school district in California to boycott the exams. In a 3-2 vote, the district's board of trustees sided Wednesday night with critics of the California Learning Assessment System, citing security rules that bar the test materials from being publicly reviewed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1994 | SHARON MOESER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An attorney promises to file lawsuits against school districts up and down the state if consent is not sought from parents before their children are given the new state performance test, which he says violates the state education code by asking students questions about their personal beliefs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 2001 | RICHARD WINTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Claremont school officials have decided to kick a high school senior out of school because they allege that, after keeping her under surveillance, they discovered that she lives outside the district's boundaries. But Victoria Banker is not just another student. Her mother is suing the Claremont Unified School District, alleging that it unconstitutionally charges fees for books and other items. She's seeking refunds for parents. A similar lawsuit recently cost Pasadena $227,000 to settle.
NEWS
May 7, 1994 | JEAN MERL, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
Opponents of the California Learning Assessment System have obtained sections of the 1994 exams, but promised the judge in a key Los Angeles lawsuit Friday that they would not be disseminated until he makes a ruling in the case. Superior Court Judge Robert H. O'Brien said Friday that he will rule early next week on the bid by the United States Justice Foundation to require parental permission before schools can give the tests to students.
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