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

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,…

September College Search Guide
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September College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s hard to believe that Labor Day is upon us, marking the end of summer. With the pandemic and the resulting lockdown, your children have been learning from home since March. Online classes for the fall term have begun mid- or late August and no one knows…

L.A. County Will Not Consider Waivers to Re-open Schools
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L.A. County Will Not Consider Waivers to Re-open Schools

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will not be considering waivers for re-opening of schools at this time, following new guidance from the California Department of Public Health. Th new guidelines recommend that counties with case rates at or above 200 cases per 100,000 residents do not extend waivers to resume…

Survey Says 65% of Students Dislike Virtual Learning
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Survey Says 65% of Students Dislike Virtual Learning

A survey released in June to university students across North America, South America and Europe executed in 6 languages (English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian) surfaced a number of critical insights concerning global virtual teaching and the recent transition away from campus classrooms. The survey is part of the “Excellence in Virtual Education” (EVE) project undertaken by Hap Klopp,…

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