Posts Tagged as "schools"

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.

What Will It Take For Our Schools To Thrive?

Jul. 16, 2015 / By
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California students are making the case for meaningful partnership among youth and adults as a critical and often overlooked solution to the problems plaguing the education system.

Students Of Color Demand More Open Communication At First-Ever Townhall

Mar. 5, 2015 / By
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Hundreds of students, parents, administrators and community leaders came together LBUSD's first-ever Students of Color Townhall meeting to discuss what it would take make sure that all students succeeded in school.

What Works in School Culture and School Climate, Feb. 28

Feb. 23, 2015 / By
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What Works in School Culture & Climate: A Community Convening

Saturday, February 28th 9:00am – 4:00pm, Roosevelt High School

Hosted by the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, the Dignity in Schools Campaign, and City Year

Additional Support and Sponsorship from the California Endowment, the United Way, Educators for Excellence, and the Brothers, Sons, Selves Coalition

Join us at Roosevelt High School for “What Works in School Culture & Climate: A Community Convening.”..

The Payoffs and Pitfalls of Flagging ‘At-Risk’ Kids in Early Grades

Jun. 19, 2014 / By
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Long before students have even entered ninth grade, teachers are looking to detailed data to figure out which kids are most likely to drop out of high school...

Student Voice Campaign Launches May 8

May. 7, 2014 / By
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Over the past decade, a number of student movements across the country have shown that student power and leadership can lead to incredible change in our schools and communities...

Male Academy In Schools Foster Relationships & Improve Grad Rates

May. 3, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Joshua Esqueda

In his first couple years of high school, James Eastland was involved in a gang...

Parents Demand Seat At LCFF Table in LA

Apr. 28, 2014 / By
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Parents from across Los Angeles gave mixed grades for the district’s approach in involving them in budgetary decisions Wednesday, at a forum hosted by New America Media and organization Families In Schools, intended as an outlet for parents to voice their concerns...

For Years, LBUSD Students Found School Lunch Unhealthy & Unappetizing

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Evan Cornutt

Cal State Long Beach student Blake Dempsey remembers one thing more than any other about his time growing up in the Long Beach Unified School District: the food...

New School Standards Present Challenge for Refugee Students

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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San Diego Voice, News Report, Kimetha Hill, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Photo courtesy of San Diego Refugee Tutoring Center

Editor’s Note: As California schools scramble to prepare for the new educational standards known as Common Core, teachers who work with refugee students have a different concern: the new computerized tests could make these students fall even further behind...