Posts Tagged as "parents"

CA Bills Address School Discipline to Narrow Racial Achievement Gap

Aug. 26, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Analysis, Nicole Hudley

What accounts for the achievement gap between minority and white students?..

Advice to Parents – Communication, Food Key to School Success

Aug. 3, 2013 / By
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New America Media, First Person, Stephen Fong and Yuri Guan

Ed. Note: As any parent can tell you, there’s no single blueprint for guaranteeing a child’s academic success...

Students Want to Ensure that “Every Student Matters” at LBUSD

Apr. 5, 2013 / By
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Hundreds of students and parents showed up in support for the launch of the “Every Student Matters” (ESM) campaign this past weekend at Cesar Chavez Park...

Local Residents Reflect on Bullying in Long Beach

Mar. 11, 2013 / By
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They say it takes a village to raise a child and according to Long Beach parents, students and community members, ending bullying is no different...

Young and Pregnant in Long Beach: A Resource Guide

Jan. 11, 2013 / By
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Pregnancy can be an exciting, joy-filled time in a young woman’s life. It can also be scary and challenging, especially for first-time, young and low-income mothers...

Reading Their Fortunes: Improving the Reading Levels of Elementary School Students

Aug. 23, 2012 / By
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The Long Beach Public Library Foundation (PLF) is on a mission to dramatically improve the reading levels of primary school-aged children in Long Beach by the year 2020...

Parent Trigger Reform: A New Age for Community Education?

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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Edgardo Cervano-Soto wrote this article under a New America Media youth-education reporting fellowship, a program supported by the California Education Policy Fund...

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...

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.


Study Shows Continuation Schools in California Unsuccessful

May. 22, 2012 / By
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By Stephanie Espinoza, May 21, 2012

Stephanie Espinoza is a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship...

Envisioning a Healthier Future Symposium

May. 20, 2012 / By
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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Time: 9:00 AM
Registration Time: 8:00 AM
City of Long Beach Gas/Oil Department
2400 East Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90806

Envisioning a Healthier Future: Improving the Health of Women, Infants and Families through a Life Course Perspective...

Parents: The Missing Engine Behind School Reform

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Mar 26, 2012
Modesto E. Abety-Gutierrez, President of The Children’s Trust (with the mic), along with other panel speakers, including (from left) Liz Looney, Service Manager with City Year Miami; Principal Pablo Ortiz with Miami Edison Senior High School; School Board member Raquel A...