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Why Is It a Good Practice to Be a Constant Learner?
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Why Is It a Good Practice to Be a Constant Learner?

A few hundred years ago, people did not have access to as much information as we do today. The only way that you could learn something was by going to school and reading books. This was a problem because not everybody had access to a great education and reading books meant that you had to…

PCC, APU Partnership Addresses Nursing Shortage
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PCC, APU Partnership Addresses Nursing Shortage

Pasadena City College and Azusa Pacific University have announced a new partnership that will extend access to nursing education for residents of the San Gabriel Valley region and help alleviate the chronic nursing shortage statewide. This collaboration enables nursing students to concurrently enroll at PCC and Azusa Pacific, earning credits and clinical experience through both…

PUSD Superintendent Warns of ‘Unimaginable Cuts’ Post COVID-19
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PUSD Superintendent Warns of ‘Unimaginable Cuts’ Post COVID-19

In advance of the release of the governor’s revised budget, last week Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Finance released a memo about the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the California economy.  This prompted Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) chief, Brian McDonald to issue the following dire warning for the district: “The…

First of $15.2M in Federal CARES Act Funding Arrives at PCC
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First of $15.2M in Federal CARES Act Funding Arrives at PCC

Pasadena City College this week began receiving the first of $15.2 million it will receive through the CARES Act, the $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package passed last month that aims to recharge the coronavirus-affected economy. Half of the funding, or roughly $7.6 million, arrived in PCC’s accounts over the weekend, and the college has already…

May College Search Guide
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May College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz The last few weeks of the school year is usually an exciting time for students. Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their…

Pasadena Schools Embrace Remote Learning
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Pasadena Schools Embrace Remote Learning

By May S. Ruiz In the midst of health concerns caused by the coronavirus outbreak, safe distancing has been implemented. Schools closed to ensure the safety of students and to help curb the spread of the disease. I set out to determine if there is a system in place to handle this sudden change and…

Monrovia Schools Adopt Distance Learning
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Monrovia Schools Adopt Distance Learning

By May S. Ruiz On March 13 this year, more than 12,000 public and private K-12 schools in California announced closures to keep children and teachers safe after the coronavirus outbreak. They sent students home for an extended spring break while school administrators and teachers scrambled to put together a curriculum and system for distance…

PUSD to Offer Armenian Dual Language Immersion Program
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PUSD to Offer Armenian Dual Language Immersion Program

In response to community interest, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Board of Education has approved a new Armenian Dual Language Immersion high school program for the 2020-2021 school year. The ninth-12th grade program will be located at Blair High and Middle School, home of the district’s International Baccalaureate secondary school programs; students will have access to IB…

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