Posts Tagged as "Education"

screen-shot-2016-10-21-at-4-07-05-pm

Stressed Brains Can’t Learn, But Unconditional Love Can Help

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
Tags: , , , , ,

Trauma-informed film event showcased impact of toxic stress and solutions to help students.
img_3666

UC’s Fall Class is Most Diverse in Its History — How Did They Do it?

Oct. 7, 2016 / By
Tags: , ,

A calculated mix of outreach, tuition relief, and easing of financial aid applications have all contributed to various record-breaking outcomes.
a

LB Program Helps Dreamers Study Abroad, Reunite Family

Jul. 19, 2016 / By
Tags: , , , ,

Cal State Long Beach professor Armando Vazquez-Ramos decided to take a couple of his undocumented students with DACA status to Mexico to reconnect with their roots and place of origin.
20160219_092505

How Peer Counseling Helped Me Feel Safe at School

May. 5, 2016 / By
Tags: , , ,

A Long Beach Polytechnic High student recounts her troubles in school and how fellow classmates trained as peer counselors came to her aid.
prekindergarten

In Central LB, Low-Income Pre-K Students Continue To Fall Behind

Nov. 6, 2015 / By
Tags: , ,

Low-income communities in Long Beach face an increasing need for better education for 3 and 4-year-olds but lack the proper workforce and childcare facilities, according to a recent study.
image022

Op-Ed: Gov. Jerry Brown Fails Students by Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Oct. 15, 2015 / By
Tags: , ,

Ethnic studies creates empathy through understanding. It benefits students of color and white students alike.

Latina Conference Focuses On Leadership & Education

May. 7, 2015 / By
Tags: , , ,

Many women at the conference voiced their struggles as working mothers and their fears about going back to school or starting their own businesses.

Time to Introduce Ethnic Studies into the LBUSD Curriculum

Mar. 18, 2015 / By
Tags: , ,

As one of the most prominent school districts in the nation and ranked among the best in the world, it is time for the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) to require the teaching of ethnic studies as soon as possible.
picstitch-1

The Next Generation of Long Beach Women in STEM

Feb. 27, 2015 / By
Tags: , , ,

If women are doing better academically in STEM classes, where are women in STEM careers? We asked young women in Long Beach why they chose their STEM major and what advice they have for others considering that path.
IMG_1848 (1)

After Budget Cuts, Community Helps LBUSD Maintain Arts Education

Nov. 6, 2014 / By
Tags: , ,

After school at Admiral Kidd Park in Long Beach, 22-year-old Walter Brown blasts pop music for a group of excited kids. The students learn a new routine each time he plays a new song. Some follow his moves; some enjoy their own free styles.

First Latina Poised to Take Helm of NEA

Aug. 28, 2014 / By
Tags: , ,

Lily Eskelsen García is poised to take over as president of the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teacher union. She comes in amid a swirl of issues confronting educators nationwide.

Every Student Matters: Updated School Climate Profile

Aug. 5, 2014 / By
Tags: ,

The Every Student Matters Campaign (ESM) unveiled its updated Long Beach Unified School District – School Climate Profile, which is a comprehensive look at the facts and figures related to school climate and school discipline for the 2012-13 school year...