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Wells Fargo to Award More Cash Prizes In College Sweepstake

High students who sign up for a college planning and financial management program offered by Wells Fargo could win $1,000 to pay for college or other expenses if... Read more »

Solis School Ribbon Cutting : Take-Two

Just three-months shy of its first anniversary, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officials, students, and stakeholders officially cut the ribbon on the... Read more »

ACLU Sues in L.A. Over English Instruction in Schools

Activist organizations sued the state of California Wednesday, alleging English-language instruction is woefully inadequate for thousands of Southland students. The... Read more »

Villaraigosa Challenges Mayoral Candidates on Education

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made “daring to dream” a theme for his final state of the city address Tuesday, which he also used to challenge the candidates running... Read more »

High School Graduation Rate Up In County

The high school graduation rate in Los Angeles County for the 2011-12 school year was 74.7 percent, with a dropout rate of 14.9 percent, according to figures released... Read more »

State Recognizes MUSD For Attendance Improvement

The State Attendance Review Board recognized the Montebello Unified School District late last month as “a model of attendance improvement and dropout prevention,”... Read more »

Tech Plan Puts Education at Students’ Fingertips

Feelings of pride and excitement were overflowing last week at La Merced Elementary in Montebello where fourth and fifth grade students became the first of thousands... Read more »

Bell Gardens Students Show Off Science Skills

(EGP photo by Nancy Martinez) Hundreds of students at Bell Gardens Elementary showed off their science experiments at the school’s annual science fair last week.... Read more »

Young Readers Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day

(EGP photo by Nancy Martinez) From “Miss Spider’s Tea Party” to “Green Eggs and Ham,” school administrators, volunteers and even the Cat in the Hat read... Read more »

Roosevelt Plan Will Consolidate Small Schools

After hours of taxing discussions regarding the future of Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, a committee representing the school’s seven small schools this... Read more »

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