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Category: Education

Good Schools Equal Better Health for Low-income Teens

For disadvantaged teens getting into good schools could mean more than a leg-up in academics: it could open the door to better health.
categories EducationHealthYouth

For New Grads, Depression After the Diploma

Many young people experience post-college depression. For most, the period marks the first time outside of a school setting, causing an identity crisis of sorts.
categories EconomyEducationHealth

What Does the Affordable Care Act Mean for Back-to-School?

All insurance plans are required to cover recommended vaccinations at no additional cost.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

UC Launches Global Food Initiative

Spearheaded by UC President Janet Napolitano, the initiative looks to help put the world on a path to sustainably and nutritiously feed itself.
categories EducationFood

FPPC Fines MUSD Board Member

California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has fined Hector Chacon, a member of the Montebello Unified School District Board of Education for violations that date back to 2008 and 2009.
categories City AffairsEducationNeighborhoodsPolitics

Online Program Widens Access to UC for High School Students

The UC Scout online learning program is designed to open college-prep courses to high school students who otherwise lack access through their individual schools.
categories EducationYouth

Fil-Am Gets Teacher of the Year Nod at Cypress High School

A Filipino-American teacher was recently honored by a local high school in Southern California for his exemplary work as an educator and mentor.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Shift to High-Tech Jobs Leaves Latinos Behind

Job numbers are bouncing back to 2008 levels, but the recovery isn’t being felt evenly by everyone.
categories EconomyEducationRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

JTA President in Los Angeles Reaching Out to West Coast Tertiary Institutions

We have a deficit in science education in Jamaica, and so it was a perfect match. And so, via continuous dialogue, we would take four or five [Jamaican] practitioners to LA, to Loma Linda, so they could engage in that program. They are engaging in that program with several people in the US and the Caribbean territories, and it’s going really well.
categories EducationRace/Ethnic Relations

Flagging Kids In Early Grades as "At Risk" — Does It Help or Harm?

Long before students have even entered ninth grade, teachers are looking at data to determine which kids are most likely to drop out.
categories EducationYouth
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