Posts Tagged as "Education"

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...

NewsLongBeach: Education as a National Security Issue

Nov. 17, 2013 / By
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Leadership Long Beach is a nonprofit organization celebrating its 25th anniversary. Every year, the organization recruits a group of leaders to educate and motivate them on issues important to the future of the city...

Fair Share 4 Kids

Nov. 8, 2013 / By
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Fair Share 4 Kids is a statewide campaign in support of equitable school funding in California...

Migrant Education Programs Make Saturday School a Family Affair

Nov. 7, 2013 / By
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EdSource Today, News Report, Susan Frey, Posted: Nov 07, 2013

School on Saturday? Most students would protest such an intrusion on their free time, but for children of migrant workers, Saturday school is a family affair...

Q&A: Napolitano On Diversity, Academics and the Undocumented at U.C.

Nov. 7, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Video by Jacob Simas

Ed. Note: In September former secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano took over as president of the University of California, the first-ever woman to hold that position...