Posts Tagged as "students"

Persistent Gentrification in Long Beach Increases Student Homelessness and Debt

Oct. 23, 2017 / By
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“They’re working several jobs in order to make ends meet in addition to going to school. They come in hoping that financial aid will cover everything and they find out it will not.”

‘Disgusted’ and ‘Betrayed’ — LBUSD Trans Students on Trump’s New Restroom Rules

Feb. 26, 2017 / By
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Transgender students say they feel supported in some Long Beach schools, but not all.

Review: HS Students Impress Us All with Green Art, Furniture Exhibit at MOLAA

Jul. 1, 2016 / By
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The exhibit sheds light on a different way to “reduce, reuse, and recycle,” as the students' pieces prove artists can be creative while being environmentally conscious as well. Exhibit ends Sunday.

Gabriel Green: CSULB Student by Day, MMA Fighter by Night

May. 14, 2016 / By
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Gabriel Green is a senior at Cal State Long Beach and is also one of the top-ranked amateur mixed martial artists in the country. How does he do it?

For Youth, Education Program Gives Hope After Incarceration

Jun. 18, 2015 / By
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At Rosie the Riveter Youth Program, “at-risk” youth are considered “at-promise”, and receive an accredited high school education and job training.

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 It’s Like To Navigate College When You’re Depressed

Jan. 7, 2015 / By
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Over 70 percent of college students admit to having a mental health crisis while in college. Over 30 percent of students did not report their crisis to another person at their college.

CA Students to SBE: Students Can’t Wait!

Jul. 9, 2014 / By
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This week, over 100 student activists will be headed to the California State capitol to demand a change...

Are Students Being Prepared Properly For College & Career?

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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Growing up, school felt like a chore: I woke up, ate breakfast, went to school, headed back home, did homework, ate dinner, went to bed, and repeat...

Reactions to LCAP: Less Police, More Student Services & Programs

Jun. 19, 2014 / By
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This week, The Long Beach Unified School District passed its Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), which explains how it will meet annual goals with specifics to Local Control Funding Formula, which allocates funds to students with the highest needs...

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...

New Grads Step Into A World Of Debt

Jun. 17, 2014 / By
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When film student Chris Reyes talks about the $430 he pays each month toward his student loan, he uses the movie Jaws as a metaphor...