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LAUSD’s Marching Band Performs For Disney While Motivating Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.

04/01/2015

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Orange County Youth Get Head Start In Fashion Industry

Fashion Camp, an after-school program offered to fashionistas in Orange County’s public schools, turns the industry’s top professionals into educators; encouraging many youngsters to follow their dreams in pursuing a career in fashion.

04/01/2015

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L.A. Is Hot, As The Summer Job Market Heats Up

Summer is when tourists come to town and spend vacation dollars at our local venues and attractions. L.A. has jobs to fill in all the service areas that deal with tourism, travel and entertainment.

03/30/2015

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Studios Production Model In L.A. Adapts To The Changing Times

As a giant in entertainment content, Warner Bros. maintains its growth by adjusting to changes in media and embracing new production options.

03/30/2015

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Psychology Nurse Evaluates L.A. Mental Patients When They Arrive At ER

When a troubled patient is brought to the hospital, there is a highly trained professional who is there to receive them. These talented professionals help rehabilitate L.A. residents in need of medical help to keep from falling through the cracks.

03/30/2015

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Computer Coding Effective Against Gang Violence In San Francisco Schools

Computer coding is helping at-risk sixth graders at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco learn math and science while also keeping them out of gangs.

03/25/2015

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Positive Results From San Diego’s Anti-Bullying Education Program

LifePlay Productions, an extra-curricular program in San Diego, helps kids stand up to their bullies by teaching creative conflict resolution in a fun way while simultaneously boosting their confidence.

03/25/2015

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Thousands Of LAUSD Educators To Boycott After-School Faculty Meetings In Ongoing Contract Dispute

In an escalating dispute between teachers and the L.A. Unified School District, educators announced that they’ll gather Tuesday to boycott faculty meetings.

03/24/2015

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L.A. Technology Baffles Business In Marketing Efforts

In past years, the local merchant would run an newspaper ad or print a postcard to get attention, but with the cost of printed material, that seems ridiculous.

03/23/2015

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Returning Troops Retool For L.A. Opportunities In Law Enforcement

Officer Carmona has a unique assignment with the LAPD where he is trusted by the department to go out and look for qualified candidates whom will become the future leaders.

03/22/2015

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L.A. Unified School District Encourages Teacher Programs

There is always an extraordinary teacher that is driven to go out of their way to give a special opportunity to the students they see everyday.

03/22/2015

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Extracurricular Music Program Boosts Students’ Grades And Graduation Rates

Better math scores and higher rates of graduation among public school students are just a couple of the benefits of the music education program MUSICSTAR.

03/18/2015

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Extra-Curricular Program Dramatically Increases GPA Levels

California’s ExCEL program proves that students achieve more when their after-school, free time is occupied with academics, recreation and enrichment activities.

03/18/2015

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Sports-Based, After-School Program Raises ESOL Statistics

The sports-based arc: Afterschool Programs bridges the opportunity gap for kids learning English as a second language in Los Angeles, who might not achieve as much, or go as far, without it.

03/18/2015

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Storytelling Skills Boosted For Public School Students Through Special Program

The Young Storytellers Foundation fills the gap left by creative arts program cuts in schools to help youth’s harrowing stories be heard.

03/11/2015

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