Posts Tagged as "schools"

Every 26 Seconds, a Student Drops Out of High School

Sep. 28, 2012 / By
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Loop21, Video, Andrew Lambertson, Posted: Sep 28, 2012

Every 26 seconds, a student drops out of high school...

School discipline forum addresses dropout crisis

Sep. 21, 2012 / By
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By Kevin Shelton

On Sept. 5, The Pat Brown Institute held a forum in at the Fresno convention center.


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...

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...

For Minority Kids, Preschool Narrows Education Gap

May. 3, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Yolanda Arenal, Posted: May 03, 2012

Celia Rubi Medina is quick to raise her hand when her teacher asks about the meaning of the word, metamorphosis...

The Return of Art Program in Schools

Apr. 29, 2012 / By
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By Stephanie Minasian, a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship. The fellowship is a six-month long program for youth reporters aged 16-24 on education reporting...

“Everything is Possible through Education”

Apr. 25, 2012 / By
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By Johnny Flores
Coachella Unincorporated

PALM DESERT, Calif. — The son of migrant farm workers, Raul Ruiz grew up in a trailer in Coachella dreaming of becoming a doctor and returning to his impoverished community to make difference...

Suspensions at Richmond High Plummet

Feb. 28, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Donny Lumpkins and Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Feb 28, 2012



Why Aren’t They Graduating?

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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Parents from Greenfield, Arvin, Lamont and Weedpatch met with representatives from The California Endowment, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), and California Rural Legal Assistance  (CRLA) on Jan...

What Teachers Don’t Get About ‘Low-Performing’ Students

Nov. 21, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Yvette Jackson, Posted: Nov 20, 2011
All students should have the chance to be motivated to achieve in ways that are usually expected of those students labeled “gifted,” but that’s not the case...