Bakersfield Local Elected Candidate & Leadership Training Oct. 11

By California Policy Center
Join us Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at 7:00pm in Bakersfield for a Local Elected Candidate & Leadership Training hosted by California Policy Center and Associated Builders and Contractors, Central California. The free training will include campaign basics for candidates planning to run for local office as well as advanced leadership skill building for local elected...

TAGS: California local elected officials, CLEO, Lance Christensen, sustainability

An Open Letter to Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

By Lance Christensen
RE: Assembly Constitutional Amendment 9 – OPPOSE, UNLESS AMENDED Dear Assemblyman McCarty, I write in respectful opposition to Assembly Constitutional Amendment 9 (ACA 9) as it is presently constituted. Full disclosure – I was the runner-up candidate for the constitutional office of Superintendent of Public Instruction on the November 2022 general election ballot. While considering the following comments...

TAGS: California Legislature, education, education reform, Kevin McCarty, Lance Christensen

California Policy Center’s Statewide Take Back California Education Tour Continues 

By Lance Christensen
It did not take long after I announced a statewide education reform tour as a former candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction and in my role as California Policy Center’s Vice President of Education Policy and Government Affairs to receive an overwhelming and positive response. Parents, educators, school board members, and other concerned community members...

TAGS: California public education, education, education reform, Lance Christensen, orange county, Sacramento

Domestic terrorists?

By Lance Christensen
If there’s a silver lining to be found in the way teachers’ unions robbed a year-and-a-half of learning from students, it’s that parents across the country have become more engaged in their children’s education. For months, we’ve seen parents band together to ask more of their school districts, and not a week goes by without...

TAGS: Lance Christensen, NSBA, school boards