Posts Tagged as "Education"

College Student Harvesting Education in Grape Fields

Jul. 11, 2012 / By
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By Alejandra Alarcon,
Coachella Unincorporated

Mecca, Calif. – Like many college students, Enrique Lazcano is dedicating his summer to saving money for his return to school this fall...

School is Out, But Lunch is Still Being Served

Jul. 5, 2012 / By
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By Stephanie Espinoza

Summer is supposed to be a time when kids can break free from the rigors of school...

Language Access In Long Beach

Jul. 5, 2012 / By
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In one of the most diverse cities in the country, language access for the diverse population seems logical...

We Just Don’t Get It — Education is ALL About the Teachers

Jun. 30, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

As I often peruse articles on education, I am forever baffled by the lack of meaningful ideas about the direction it should take.


Public School Spending Shifts During Recession, Increases Per-Pupil Dollars

Jun. 24, 2012 / By
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From the Huffington Post

The recession shifted the former balance in education funding, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S...

How One School District Cut Suspensions In Half

Jun. 20, 2012 / By
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This story originally aired on NPR’s All Things Considered. 


Suspending and expelling students has become commonplace in many states including California...

After 30 Years, Plyler v. Doe Decision Survives but Remains Under Attack

Jun. 17, 2012 / By
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By Ben Winograd, Jun 15, 2012

Thirty years ago today, the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Plyler v.

Physic Olympics A Mental Competition

Jun. 17, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD– Students from Arvin High School and Golden Valley High School were among the 17 high schools in the Kern High School District (KHSD) to participate in the 24th Annual Physics Olympics at Bakersfield College on April 27...

Graduation Rates Up in Kern County, But Not for All

Jun. 11, 2012 / By

LAMONT, Calif. – Octaviano Salgado is a junior at Nueva Continuation High School, an alternative school in the central valley town of Lamont...

A Teacher’s Advice to Aspiring Journalists

Jun. 8, 2012 / By
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Camera by Daichi Gant-Ruiz.

LBCC’s Co-Editor-in-Chief Jesus Hernandez says working on the magazine was no easy task...

Take Teacher Quality Seriously

Jun. 6, 2012 / By
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By Sharee Lopez,

Sharee Lopez is a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship...

Learning to Forgive and Forget

Jun. 5, 2012 / By
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News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto

At LaVonya DeJean Middle School on May 25, the end of the school day meant the beginning of the “Forgive and Forget” dance party in the school’s gym...