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Construction Update at Garfield High School

(EGP photo by Gloria Angelina Castillo) Construction crews are about halfway done building Garfield High School’s new administration building and auditorium. The... Read more »

Open Enrollment School ‘Choice’ Ends Dec. 31

Students at 1,000 of California’s “lowest performing” schools have until Dec. 31 to request a transfer to another school, even in another school district. The... Read more »

Eastmont Benefit Draws Education Leaders

(Photo courtesy of Pan American Bank) Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma de Santa Ana Melendez, California Superintendent of Public Instruction... Read more »

15 More Schools to Get Support Program for Foster Kids

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved the expansion of a pilot program to keep foster youth in high school. The program was pioneered in 2008 as a joint effort... Read more »

Huerta Visits With Local Students

(EGP Photo by Gloria Angelina Castillo) Pictured: UFW co-founder Dolores Huerta recently visited Malabar Elementary School where she met with students in Rosa Serrano-Overstreet’s... Read more »

Monterey Park Walks for City’s Literacy Program

Supporters of “Literacy for All of Monterey Park” turned out last week to support the city library’s literacy program at the 4th annual LAMP walkathon, an... Read more »

Once Failing Highland Park School Making Strides

People unfamiliar with Luther Burbank Middle School in Highland Park might take a quick glance at the campus and its latest student standardized test scores and... Read more »

‘YouthSource’ Centers Open to Help Dropouts, Young Adults

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles Unified School District officials on Oct. 12 announced they have teamed up to open 13 new YouthSource Centers... Read more »

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