Posts Tagged as "schools"

“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...