April 27, 2022

Parental Empowerment, Not Educator Agendas

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One of the main issues I’ve been fighting for in Oregon’s brand new Sixth Congressional District is accountability in education. To me, it’s a different take on an issue that comes up every election cycle. Candidates often talk about education, but what they usually mean is that they want to raise taxes to spend more money on the same systems…

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April 6, 2022

Reclaiming Control of the Classroom

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Two guidance counselors at Mountain View Middle School in the Newberg School District were recently placed on administrative leave after posting a video of themselves using obscene gestures at parents they disagree with politically. That video was recorded on school property and, presumably, during their taxpayer-funded work time. It was among many that the pair has made and posted to the…

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January 31, 2022

Demanding Accountability in Education

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Voters in the Newberg School District decided on January 18 to oppose the ill-advised attempted recall of two of its board members. Board Chair Dave Brown and Vice Chair Brian Shannon were targeted for recall by special interest groups that are supported by teachers unions invested in promoting politics instead of academics. They resorted to vandalism and used deceptive campaigning…

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January 30, 2022

Angela Plowhead demands accountability in education.

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Published in Northwest Observer “In the weeks before the recall election, I publicly stated my support for those board members. I went to Newberg several times to physically stand alongside those who campaigned against the recall and was the only top Congressional District 6 candidate to do so,” Said Dr. Angela Plowhead. Read more… Content credit to Northwest Observer

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