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Incoming VUSD Superintendent Roger Rice. Photo by: Ventura County Office of Education

VUSD appoints Dr. Roger Rice as new Superintendent

Sam Coats January 10, 2019

The Ventura Unified School District Board of Education unanimously voted Tuesday, January 8, to select Dr. Roger Rice, the current Deputy Superintendent for Student Services at the Ventura County Office...

This does not affect just the LGBT community, and I want to make that very clear, said Mary Haffner of the controversy in her final speech as a VUSD trustee. An injustice against any is an injustice against all. Photo by: Micah Wilcox

Despite absence, Creswell looms over VUSD meeting

Micah Wilcox and Sam Coats December 13, 2018

“We have to ask ourselves [in] what kind of society do we want to live in?” said retiring board member Mary Haffner. “Schools are a microcosm of our society, and societal responses to actions...

Id like to see a more accepting Superintendent, and all-gender bathrooms, said Jones, left. Senior Leti Gutierrez is pictured on the right. Photo by: Sam Coats

Community reacts to Creswell’s resignation

Sam Coats December 6, 2018

Community leaders and school officials responded in a variety of ways to the Friday resignation of Ventura Unified School District Superintendent David Creswell. Creswell, who had held the position...

Steve Bailey shares his thoughts on Superintendent David Creswells 2016 sermon. That one four minute section of that sermon took the school district back 20 years, said Bailey. Photo by: Micah Wilcox

Diversity Collective hosts community meeting on superintendent’s remarks

Micah Wilcox November 28, 2018

“We would never have hired [Superintendent David Creswell] if we had known [about] this,” said school board member Mary Haffner about Cresswell’s controversial 2016 sermon in which he made statements...

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