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July College Search Guide
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July College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We in Pasadena know it’s the middle of summer when temperatures are soaring in the triple digits, and many of us are looking for ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teenagers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at retail stores, or…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis
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California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Friday on the Trump administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum from human rights abuses, violence, and crime. “I am saddened and angered by the treatment…

Pasadena Tutor Competes on JEOPARDY!
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Pasadena Tutor Competes on JEOPARDY!

Adam Scholze, a tutor from Pasadena, Calif., will compete on America’s Favorite Quiz Show® on July 2 on KABC-TV. JEOPARDY! America’s Favorite Quiz Show®, and its host Alex Trebek, are in their 34th season of syndication. With 23 million viewers each week, JEOPARDY! is the top-rated quiz show on television, and has won several awards and distinctions over the course of…

Pasadena City College Graduations Highlight African-American Achievement
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Pasadena City College Graduations Highlight African-American Achievement

More African-American students graduated from Pasadena City College (PCC) this year than in the previous two years, reversing a decline in achievement and highlighting the impact felt through a number of programs targeting the student population; a new data analysis shows. The college’s 84 African-American graduates in the 2017-18 academic year represented an increase of…

K12 ‘Public School at Home’ Tour to Visit Pasadena
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K12 ‘Public School at Home’ Tour to Visit Pasadena

The K12 Public School at Home Tour – a traveling, interactive mobile unit – will roll into Los Angeles on June 27 and make its first California visit at the California Virtual Academies’ office. The K12 Public School at Home Tour is crossing the country this summer on a mission to demonstrate how online education options have advanced and can…

June College Search Guide
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June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz June 21st is summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer. Most high schoolers have recently graduated, or are about to graduate. When I was in school the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and campus club events. But…

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