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Category: Education

LA's Latino Parents 'In the Dark' About Common Core

Latino parents in Los Angeles say the state's largest school district hasn't done enough to explain Common Core to the community.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Student-Run Farmers Market Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Students from 10 garden clubs throughout the Montebello Unified School District sold fresh, organic produce Saturday during the first farmers market of the year. The event focuses on promoting low-cost alternative produce and healthy eating habits.
categories EducationFoodGreen NewsHealth

Lack of Information and Funds Keeps DACA Applications Low

According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data, fewer than half of the approximately 1.6 million undocumented individuals immigration officials believe are eligible to receive deferred action status have applied.
categories EducationImmigrationPolitics

Vietnamese Parents Face Culture Shift With Common Core

The Common Core marks a major shift for Vietnamese parents accustomed to the traditional test-based approach to education.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Don't Dismiss Older Teachers

Alhambra Source’s Reporter Corps sat down with Joe Petralia and Sherri Bottger, retired Alhambra High School teachers, to discuss budget cuts, school administration, and teaching today.
categories EducationNeighborhoods

Leland Yee Helps Set Dangerous Precedent for Affirmative Action

Yee reversed his decision on an affirmative action bill after receiving an outraged letter from an Asian-American constituent group.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

First Generation "Go College" Initiative Aims to Bring Change to Communities

Ground-breaking campaign aims to shrink the higher education gap for first generation students, minorities, underserved youth.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsYouth

A Tale of Two Districts — Common Core Implementation Addresses School Inequities

Common Core supporters say it will help narrow the gap between wealthier districts like San Marino and its less affluent neighbor Garvey School District.
categories EducationNeighborhoods

San Diego School Bucks Trend, Hires Music Teacher for Common Core

The principal at J. Calvin Lauderbach Elementary in Chula Vista says music instruction has enhanced his school's implementation of the new standards.
categories Arts & CultureEducationYouth

School Shootings and Cyberbullying: Alhambra Police Talk Student Safety

Reporter Corps sat down with Police Chief Mark Yokoyama, Capt. Clifford Mar, Sgt. Jerry Johnson, and School Resource Officer Brandon Cardella to discuss school safety in Alhambra.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsPublic SafetyScience & TechnologyYouth
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