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.
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.
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.
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.