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Category: Education

LA Unified School District Approves Layoff Notices to Hundreds of Teachers

Hundreds of teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will receive layoff notices this month, under a new budget plan approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, March 10.
categories EconomyEducation

CSUSB Arts & Music Festival Sends Call For Local Artists

Professional, emerging and student artists from the inland region are invited to submit artwork for display and sale, April 15.
categories Arts & CultureEducationNeighborhoods

Obama Signs ‘Student Aid Bill of Rights’ to Assist Borrowers

President Barack Obama on Tuesday, March 10, signed a “Student Aid Bill of Rights” to help students deal with continually rising college loans.
categories EducationFinancePolitics

Documentary ‘Underwater Dreams’ to Be Shown at CSUSB

How an underwater robot, built by a team of undocumented Mexican high school students for a competition against the likes of MIT, inspired a legacy of hope, leadership and dreams.
categories Arts & CultureEducationImmigrationRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

Study Finds Students Give Lower Ratings to Asian Instructors on ‘Rate My Professors’

No one hates Rate My Professors more than professors, who claim that the website can lead to unfair ratings. Many students, however, find no issue with referencing the site, and some even take the time to offer their own ratings and comments.
categories EducationRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

Montebello Unified and the March of Ethnic Studies

District resolution calls for high school requirement and development of classes addressing race, class, gender and sexuality.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

School Expands Horizon for Children of Vernon Workers

For the last 20 years, Woodcraft Rangers, an after-school program designed for low-income neighborhoods that offer limited opportunities to its youth, has allowed kindergarten through sixth grade students at Vernon Elementary to participate in programs that would otherwise be out of their reach.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsYouth

MUSD Approves Ethnic Studies Requirement

Montebello Unified School District took the first steps in implementing an ethnic studies graduation requirement, following in the footsteps of nearby districts and becoming the third largest district in the county to approve such a resolution.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

SCPASA Encourages Young Fil-Ams to Take Active Role in Writing Their Stories

The eighth annual SCPASA summit conference was held at the University of Southern California on Feb. 14. This year’s theme, “(Re)Writing Our Future” explored the essence of what it means to be members of the Filipino-American society.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsMediaRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Ankur Patel Throws His Hat into Los Angeles' School Board Race

Ankur Patel is the youngest candidate for the District 3 seat of the Los AngelesUnifiedSchool District. The Indian American said his primary goal is to redirect spending into the classroom.
categories City AffairsEducationPolitics
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