Many parents and community members showed up to express their concerns over the superintendent search and the short timeline allocated to elect a candidate by July 1. They said they were upset about the rushed timeline and lack of community engagement. They also expressed doubts about what they said were inequitable use of bond funds.
I started fancy-shawl dancing about seven years ago, thanks to a generous women who volunteered her time once a month to teach me. I chose to fancy-shawl dance because of what it represents.
Assembly Bill 2246, introduced by California Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, who represents Long Beach, would require local school districts and schools to devise suicide prevention policies targeting high-risk students.
If we think the problem is a few bad seeds, then we aren’t able to properly critique an entire system that has terrorized marginalized communities for centuries.
Myrtle Avenue School in Lamont has structured recess before lunch, and it has improved students health and behavior, according to Parent Partners and Myrtle Avenue School Principal Maria Ozuna.
In California, “juvenile court schools” – the schools for kids detained in the juvenile justice system – are failing at the job of educating young people in detention, according to a new study.
Brittany Gandy is one step closer to getting her life back on track. For the past two years, the 23-year-old has been burdened by unpaid traffic fines and dealing with a suspended driver’s license.
In 2014, it seemed as if Craigslist posted a new security position every few hours. Even my peers spoke as if security represented a gold mine. “You can pick your own schedule, with guaranteed overtime and pay above minimum wage,” they said. What high school graduate would turn that down?
Richmond High School Health Academy students received a special presentation from Kaiser Permanente as part of a “reverse job shadow day” on February 9. Students in attendance at this first-ever event learned about different medical professions and got a taste of what working in those professions would be like.
According to a 2014 study, nearly one-third of teens in high school show symptoms of depression. The study also found that Hispanic youth are more likely than white or black youth to report feeling sad or hopeless for extended periods of time; additionally, girls were more likely than boys to report those symptoms.