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Jon Meyer Endorses John McGinnis

Today I received the endorsement of Jon Meyer, member of the Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education. I am honored to have the endorsement of Mr. Meyer, a man who has given so much to Long Beach Unified School District as a teacher, a principal and now a school board member. I am… Read more »

Delaine Eastin Endorsement

Yesterday, Delaine Eastin, former State Superintendent of Public Instruction, endorsed my candidacy for a seat on the Long Beach USD Board of Education. In her endorsement, she wrote, “John McGinnis is the right choice for a very important job at a difficult time.  John is not only a brilliant educator but he has courage, vision,… Read more »

State Superintendent O’Connell Acknowledges LBUSD

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell acknowledged the leadership of Long Beach Unified School District today. In a press release urging the Governor to sign Senate Bill (SB) 19, O’Connell referred to President Obama’s mention of, “Long Beach Unified School District as an example of a district that effectively uses student and teacher data… Read more »

McGinnis Attends Human Rights Awards Banquet

Last night, my wife and I attended the 28th Annual Human Rights Awards Banquet hosted by the Long Beach Lambda Democratic Club. Seven awards were presented to individuals and community organizations for their leadership on behalf of the human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of Long Beach. Dianne and I were… Read more »

League of Women Voters Hold Forum on Parcel Tax

Today I attended the Long Beach League of Women Voters forum on the parcel tax that will appear on the November ballot. Representatives of LBUSD including the superintendent, chief financial officer and president of the Board spoke in favor of the measure and representatives of community tax associations spoke against it. I reiterated my support… Read more »

Today McGinnis Officially Filed His Nomination Documents

Today I filed my nomination documents with the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder for the vacant seat on the Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education. I now look forward to meeting with constituents, community organizations, parents, teachers, staff and others to learn more about their concerns and to share my commitment to public education. Mark… Read more »

McGinnis Announces His Candidacy

Today, I announce my candidacy for a seat on the Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education. Tomorrow, September 25, I will officially file my papers and signatures with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder. Then I will reach out to voters and constituent groups to learn their concerns and seek their support. I will… Read more »