Letters

Lawrence’s push to reopen flawed

Watch the claws come out. There is a private Facebook group called “Parents of LVUSD” where all the rabid science-deniers and conspiracy theory nuts are hang out and they’re all livid that their hero, Dallas Lawrence, is being call out for his nonsense. Dallas seems more interested in power and getting kids back to school because of budget demands. Bunch […]

Trustee put child in private school

To say I’m disappointed is an understatement. Today I cried because of the article I read, “Trustee knocks school reopening,” which referenced Dallas Lawrence, a LVUSD board member. As a parent of two boys who attend school within LVUSD, I 100% support Mr. Lawrence’s personal decision to put one of his children in a private school. I, myself, have considered […]

Education living in the past

As an avid reader of The Acorn, I was surprised by the expose on Dallas Lawrence. Instead of an insightful piece on the perils of educating during a pandemic, The Acorn pandered to political partisanship. As a teacher at Calabasas High and a father of two kids at Agoura High, I say the article missed the mark. What it should […]

Diversity of opinions needed

Two thoughts come to mind: Sadly, the lights in the shining city on the hill have gone out. And schools want diversity in all things—except different opinions. Based on personal experience, I know that the last sentence is true. Richard RobinsonCalabasas

Says it’s time for democracy

With anti-democratic and authoritarian forces on the rise in the United States and more and more people are being shut out of the political process through racist voter suppression laws and barriers to participation, now is the time for Congress to take bold action to build a democracy that is for the people with solutions that have already been tried […]


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