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Articles by Anna Challet

Project Based Learning Brings Community Into the Classroom

Recent graduate Priscilla Cervantes says assignments at L.A. School of Global Studies routinely had students engaging with their communities.
category Education

New ‘Express Lane’ Links Food Stamp Recipients to Health Care

A new program under the Affordable Care Act gives Californians who receive food stamps "express lane eligibility" to health care.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Parent Engagement, Not Just Involvement, Key to LCFF Success

Education reform advocates say the difference between parent involvement and parent engagement could make or break California’s new school funding law.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsYouth

No Application Required for CalFresh Participants to Enroll in Medi-Cal

About 600,000 Californians who qualify for CalFresh also qualify for Medi-Cal but are not enrolled in the program.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Fewer Kids Uninsured, But Coverage for Latino Children Lags

A new report shows the number of uninsured children is declining, but there are still over 5 million uninsured kids in the country, and they remain disproportionately Latino.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

In CA, Will New Education Funds Reach the Students Who Need It Most?

Will school districts be held accountable for how they choose to spend new state dollars intended for California's neediest students?
categories EconomyEducationPolitics

Who’s Afraid of the Common Core? Not California

California schools are now implementing a new educational standard called the Common Core. Here's what it will mean for students.
category Education

Support for Marijuana Legalization Grows in CA — What’s Next?

For the first time, over half of Californians are expressing support for the legalization of non-medical marijuana.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessGreen NewsPolitics

Poverty Rate Holding Steady, But Fewer Children Uninsured

While poverty remains at historically high levels, the percentage of people in the United States – especially children – who lack health insurance is declining.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Report: Obamacare to Help Close Coverage Gap for Youth

Over 4 million uninsured adolescents will soon be eligible for health care coverage, due in part to increased Medicaid eligibility, according to a new report.
categories HealthYouth
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