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L.A. Unified Makes Gains in Graduation Rates

The dropout rate among Los Angeles Unified School District students in the high school class of 2012-13 dipped by 3 percent compared to the previous year, while... Read more »

Report: CA Kids Face Troubling Racial Inequity

California’s African-American, Latino and American Indian children lag far behind white and Asian kids when it comes to access to health and education opportunities.... Read more »

Expanding Opportunities for CA Students

California lawmakers are considering two different proposals to increase educational opportunities for California students from the youngest to the oldest. One bill,... Read more »

Activists Demand LAUSD Support Schools in Low-Income Communities

Education activists delivered on Tuesday more than 5,000 petitions to the Los Angeles Unified School District board of education demanding $1 billion in state funding... Read more »

Reading GAP for California 4th-Graders

The majority of California’s fourth-graders aren’t making the grade when it comes to reading. A new report finds only one in four California fourth-graders is... Read more »

Program Mentors Students From Sophomore Year to Graduation

For many high school students and their parents, the road to college can be hectic and confusing. There are lots of forms to fill out, requirements to fulfill and... Read more »

Super Saturday Cash for College Workshops This Weekend

Need money for college? Help filling out all those financial aid and scholarship applications? If the answer is yes you might want to consider attending one of more... Read more »

MUSD Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Grant to Fund Head Start Program

A $7.2 million grant from California’s Department of Health and Human Services will allow the Montebello Unified School District to administer its Head Start Program... Read more »

LAUSD At Risk of Losing Millions If Parents Don’t Respond

Los Angeles school officials are pulling out all the stops to get parents of students at nearly 400 “high-poverty” schools to submit required paperwork by this... Read more »

Union Bank Promotes Early Financial Literacy with Book Donation to L.A. Unified

Students at Multnomah Elementary School in Hillside Village proudly hold their copies of “What a Bank Can Do,” a limited edition children’s book focused on... Read more »

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