Posts Tagged as "schools"

Parents Continue Fight for High Needs Students in Long Beach

Mar. 5, 2019 / By and
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Long Beach parents organize hard! --- Did you know that community input on school funding is required by law? Check out what parents are doing about it!

ATTN: Long Beach Poly – Your Feminism Report Card Is In

Feb. 28, 2019 / By
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We asked a few students and teachers how feminist their school is and here are the results.

Hey LBUSD Students, Summer’s Coming Soon But the ACs Aren’t

Jun. 9, 2017 / By
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In the meantime, schools are finding other ways to cool off during the coming heat.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Schools

Apr. 28, 2017 / By
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More than 30,000 Long Beach households don't have internet access. What does it mean for students in digitizing classrooms?

Stressed Brains Can’t Learn, But Unconditional Love Can Help

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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Trauma-informed film event showcased impact of toxic stress and solutions to help students.

Bill Looks to Enact Suicide Prevention Policies in CA Schools

May. 6, 2016 / By
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Just a few months ago, I lost my uncle to suicide. Maybe I couldn’t save him, but a new bill on the horizon looks to save the lives of California students who may be contemplating the same fate.

How Peer Counseling Helped Me Feel Safe at School

May. 5, 2016 / By
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A Long Beach Polytechnic High student recounts her troubles in school and how fellow classmates trained as peer counselors came to her aid.

Town Hall Hones in on School Culture & Fields School Board Candidates

Apr. 4, 2016 / By
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Hundreds of students and parents gathered Saturday for a town hall and school board candidates’ forum to address the need to create a positive school culture.

This Is Not A Drill: An Account Of A School Shooting Scare In Long Beach

Jan. 12, 2016 / By
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"To me, this experience was traumatizing and if real, could have had even longer-lasting effects to my personal well-being."

In Central LB, Low-Income Pre-K Students Continue To Fall Behind

Nov. 6, 2015 / By
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Low-income communities in Long Beach face an increasing need for better education for 3 and 4-year-olds but lack the proper workforce and childcare facilities, according to a recent study.

Op-Ed: Gov. Jerry Brown Fails Students by Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Oct. 15, 2015 / By
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Ethnic studies creates empathy through understanding. It benefits students of color and white students alike.