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Category: Education

2015 Chen Foundation Scholarship for California High School Seniors

High school seniors who plan to attend a California State University or California Community College as a first-year student in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply for a renewable $2,000 scholarship through the Chen Foundation Scholarship Program.
categories EducationFinanceYouth

Commerce Marks 55th Birthday With Festive Library Reopening

To outsiders, Commerce is best known for its Citadel shopping center, the Commerce Casino, and its large network of rail yards and industrial buildings, but for many of the city’s residents, the libraries are what they are most proud of.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsEducationNeighborhoods

Students Inspire Law to Teach Mexican Repatriation History

A trip to Bell Gardens Elementary led Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia to introduce a bill that would encourage California schools to teach about the unconstitutional deportation of over one million U.S. Citizens and lawful residents of Mexican descent from California in the 1920s.
categories EducationPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

The College Myth: Why Most Students Need More Than Four Years

In universities across California it’s difficult for students to graduate on time because of space constraints, tuition costs, and generally not enough courses offered.
categories EducationYouth

‘RAISE’ Scholarship for Undocumented Asian American Youth

The RAISE Scholarship is the first scholarship ever offered exclusively for undocumented pan-Asian youth.
categories EducationFinanceImmigration

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Budget Adds to Schools, Healthcare

California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday, Jan. 9, released a proposed 2015-16 state budget, which calls for $113.3 billion in general fund spending.
categories EconomyEducationHealthPolitics

Lovelyn Marquez-Prueher The First Fil-am Teacher of The Year For California

Marquez-Prueher, 34, was selected one of the five California Teachers of the Year in November 2014. She is also the first Filipino-American to win this award.
category Education

Grant Fuels ‘Promise’ to Boyle Heights

Proyecto Pastoral on Wednesday received a $300,000 grant from AT&T to expand Promesa Boyle Heights, an initiative to increase graduation rates and college success for at-risk youth in Boyle Heights.
categories BusinessEducationNeighborhoodsYouth

New Student Visa Agreements Ease Studies for Some San Gabriel Valley Students from China

The new agreements will extend visas from one to five years. For some Chinese students in the SGV, this means more time studying and less time worrying about filing paperwork to stay in the country.
categories EducationImmigrationRace/Ethnic Relations

Interview: Suki Kim, Author of ‘Without You, There Is No Us’

“There are so few unfiltered portraits of life inside North Korea, and our understanding of this brutal nation remains dismal."
categories Arts & CultureEducationInternational AffairsPolitics
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