Posts Tagged as "teachers"

L.A. Unified bans suspension for ‘willful defiance’

May. 15, 2013 / By
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By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

In ground-breaking action, the Los Angeles Unified school board voted Tuesday to ban suspensionsof defiant students, directing officials to use alternative disciplinary practices instead.


Students Want to Ensure that “Every Student Matters” at LBUSD

Apr. 5, 2013 / By
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Hundreds of students and parents showed up in support for the launch of the “Every Student Matters” (ESM) campaign this past weekend at Cesar Chavez Park...

Local Residents Reflect on Bullying in Long Beach

Mar. 11, 2013 / By
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They say it takes a village to raise a child and according to Long Beach parents, students and community members, ending bullying is no different...

Every Student Matters

Mar. 8, 2013 / By
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Oakland School Closures Prompt Exodus of Younger Teachers

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Oakland Local/New America Media, News Report, Jennifer Inez Ward, Posted: Jan 04, 2013
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Harsh Punishment Policies Plague Students of Color

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
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Young people with the worst graduation rates in Long Beach are falling victim to disciplinary practices that make graduating high school even more daunting...

Seal of Biliteracy Now in Long Beach Schools

Jan. 1, 2013 / By
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Students across California have cheered about how a simple small seal can provide higher job opportunities...

Students and Teachers Find Restorative Justice More Effective

Oct. 22, 2012 / By
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Reid High School Dean Melanie Webb was interrupted on Wednesday by an irate senior named Nickia Veasley...

LBCC Recording Program in Jeopardy

Oct. 16, 2012 / By
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By Betty Villalobos

As budget cuts threaten Long Beach City College academic programs, students in the music department link arms and stand ground against the menacing boulder heading directly towards the Recording Engineering and Record Producer programs...

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...

Parent Trigger Reform: A New Age for Community Education?

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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Edgardo Cervano-Soto wrote this article under a New America Media youth-education reporting fellowship, a program supported by the California Education Policy Fund...

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.