Opinion

Dec 162011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 14, 2011 – Sometimes, the News-Ledger gets letters. This week, readers sounded off on the need for a new school bond (in part to build a new performing arts center at River City High School) and on whether it’s a good idea — or a partisan political maneuver — to [...]

Nov 142011
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, Nov 9, 2011 There’s always been a part of the media that has been salacious and irresponsible. But it’s pretty clear that some media that used to consider itself “respectable” has lowered its standards. A lot. The Internet – by its very character and by its crowded nature – has been a catalyst [...]

May 042011
 
Guest commentary: WUSD answers the mayor

NEWS-LEDGER – MAY 4, 2011 GUEST OPINION By Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D. Superintendent, Washington Unified School District When I arrived in West Sacramento about ten months ago, I expressed to the Washington Unified School District Board of Education that I was enthusiastic about the incredible gains the district had made in the past few years and [...]

Apr 202011
 

EDITORIAL – NEWS-LEDGER – APRIL 20, 2011 –   Mayor Cabaldon and the local school district aren’t going to see eye-to-eye on this one. At last week’s “State of the City” address by the mayor, Cabaldon took credit for bringing leadership reform to Washington Unified School District. A decade ago, as Cabaldon reminded his audience, [...]