Posts Tagged as "Education"

Oakland School Closures Prompt Exodus of Younger Teachers

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Oakland Local/New America Media, News Report, Jennifer Inez Ward, Posted: Jan 04, 2013
OAKLAND, Calif...

Harsh Punishment Policies Plague Students of Color

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
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Young people with the worst graduation rates in Long Beach are falling victim to disciplinary practices that make graduating high school even more daunting...

Seal of Biliteracy Now in Long Beach Schools

Jan. 1, 2013 / By
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Students across California have cheered about how a simple small seal can provide higher job opportunities...

The Dream Is Alive For Dreamers

Dec. 12, 2012 / By
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Koream Journal, News Analysis, Eugene Yi, Posted: Dec 11, 2012

Autumn in Los Angeles. Thoughts across the Southland turned to pigskin as the big UCLA-USC game approached...

Internship Opportunities

Dec. 6, 2012 / By
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Paid National Media Internships for Students of Color

The Emma L. Bowen Foundation was created in 1989 to prepare minority youth for careers in the media industry...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...

Apprenticeships Helping People Find Careers

Nov. 24, 2012 / By
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Apprenticeships are important to Long Beach because they are a way for men and women who haven’t received a university education to earn a living-wage, even when more than half of recent college grads nationwide are unemployed, or “underemployed.”..

BHC Youth Conduct School Climate Surveys

Nov. 8, 2012 / By
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As part of its Every Student Matters campaign, the Building Heatlhy Community Long Beach Youth Committee has created a survey on school climate for Long Beach students...

Think Outside the Box: Justine and Alyson

Nov. 7, 2012 / By and
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By Justine Calma

When I see an Asian man in the media I am usually confronted with one of two stereotypes...

Khmer Girls in Action Makes Voting Easier

Oct. 26, 2012 / By
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Hoping to help voters make decisions that support a healthy Long Beach, Khmer Girls In Action created a voter guide...

Students and Teachers Find Restorative Justice More Effective

Oct. 22, 2012 / By
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Reid High School Dean Melanie Webb was interrupted on Wednesday by an irate senior named Nickia Veasley...

In California, Students and Parents Prefer the New School Lunches

Oct. 18, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh and Jacob Simas, Posted: Oct 18, 2012

By a ratio of 3 to 1, public school students in California say the new healthy school meals being served up in California’s K-12 public schools are better than what they’ve had in the past, according to a survey released today by The California Endowment, a private, statewide health foundation...