Posts Tagged as "Education"

The Payoffs and Pitfalls of Flagging ‘At-Risk’ Kids in Early Grades

Jun. 19, 2014 / By
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Long before students have even entered ninth grade, teachers are looking to detailed data to figure out which kids are most likely to drop out of high school...

Building Healthy Communities LB Learning Club

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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Building Healthy Communities

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Jennifer Chheang and Brian Ulaszewski

 

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“The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs’s monumental work provides an essential framework for assessing the vitality of all cities...

Ed Trust–West Releases Fourth Annual Report Cards Grading the Largest Unified School Districts

Apr. 9, 2014 / By
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Southern California and Central Valley districts once again dominate top ranks

OAKLAND, CA
(April 8, 2014) – Today, The Education Trust–West (ETW) releases its fourth annual District Report Cards, grading and ranking California’s largest unified districts on academic and college readiness outcomes for Latino, African-American, and low-income students...

Parent Engagement, Not Just Involvement, Key to LCFF Success

Mar. 20, 2014 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet

For Sandy Mendoza, advocacy manager of the Los Angeles-based organization Families in Schools, the difference between parent involvement and parent engagement could make or break California’s new school funding law...

Local Parents Applaud Common Core, But Cite Challenges

Mar. 17, 2014 / By
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As the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) begins to adopt the new education standards known as Common Core, it is being tested on how well it overcomes barriers to informing and involving parents in the effort to help students adapt and achieve...

San Francisco Unified Brings End to Willful Defiance Suspensions

Mar. 4, 2014 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Vanessa Tagliabue

Image: Students rally in front of the SFUSD offices in support of the Safe and Supportive Schools Resolution...

Lens on Long Beach: A Community-CSULB Dialogue

Feb. 12, 2014 / By
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The community is invited to a special dialogue on the issues that matter to the Long Beach Community. ..

Local Control Funding: How It Works & How To Get Involved

Jan. 17, 2014 / By
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What would you do if you had a say in how Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) spent $250 million of new funds?..

My Trip to the White House: A Reporter’s Notebook

Jan. 15, 2014 / By
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When I first found out I was going to D.C, I was shocked and happy. I keep thinking, “Really?..

Castlemont High: One School’s Struggle With Daily Violence

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut...

Suspension Rates Extremely High for Black Students in S.F.

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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Center for Public Integrity, News Report, Susan Ferris

One of America’s most liberal bastions — San Francisco — has cut student suspensions by nearly a third in three years but continues to struggle with grossly disproportionate suspensions of black students...

NewsLongBeach: There’s a New Library in Town

Nov. 18, 2013 / By
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If you think public libraries are just books, think again. The modern library is alive and well in Long Beach...