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PCC Recognized as a Top 2-Year College for Latinx Students
Education

PCC Recognized as a Top 2-Year College for Latinx Students

Less than a week after the conclusion of Hispanic Heritage Month, Pasadena City College is being recognized as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges for Latinx students. In the annual survey of federal data published by “Hispanic Outlook in Education Magazine,” PCC ranks as California’s No. 1 college in granting associate degrees to Latina/o/x students (No. 3 nationally),…

Teachers Unions Vehemently Oppose Schools Opening Too Soon
Education

Teachers Unions Vehemently Oppose Schools Opening Too Soon

Many unanswered questions, lack of details as some districts rush to return By Terry Miller As school districts across California attempt to physically return to classrooms, a “woeful lack of planning for COVID-19 testing, tracing and prevention is putting educators, students and our communities at serious risk of contracting a virus that has already killed more than…

October College Search Guide
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October College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The road to college involves four years of complicated planning and complex scheduling. High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. As if all that weren’t difficult enough, they have to make sure they…

L.A. County Will Open School Waiver Program for Grades TK-2
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L.A. County Will Open School Waiver Program for Grades TK-2

After a motion was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will plan to open the school waiver program for in person instruction for grades TK-2. The program will begin accepting applications in early October for 30 schools per week and prioritize…

Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo
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Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo

National College Resources Foundation will host its 7th annual Latino College Expo live virtually on Sept. 25th, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. PST on Hopin. The Latino College Expo gives students the opportunity to gain access to colleges, highlighting Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other educational programs. It also is a celebration of “Hispanic Heritage Month.” The expo provides…

Arcadia High School Sophomore Advances in Competition
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Arcadia High School Sophomore Advances in Competition

By May S. Ruiz Fifteen-year-old Weber Lin was an Arcadia High School freshman when schools closed their campus in March and resorted to virtual learning. One day he and his parents read a CNN online article about a group of people in Montana who were making 3D-printed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help with disposable…

L.A. County Teachers Can Apply for a Class Project Grant from California Credit Union
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L.A. County Teachers Can Apply for a Class Project Grant from California Credit Union

California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles County teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program. The California Credit Union grant program is available to full-time teachers in Los Angeles County who are looking to fund a special learning opportunity, either in classroom or virtual,…

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