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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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TSA Is Now Recruiting Transportation Security Screeners In L.A.

Nico Melendez says Los Angeles needs more highly-skilled transportation security screeners to help fight terrorism and keep air travelers safe.

10/13/2014

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Los Angeles Music Educators Strike Favorable Chords In The Job Market

Dr. Ric Alviso says a successful music educator in Los Angeles must be an exceptional musician and performer, in addition to being well-connected and culturally-responsive.

10/13/2014

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L.A.’s Geography Job Market Is Reaching Peak Demand

Dr. Hengchun Ye, of CSULA, says in order for geographers to compete for a projected blast of upcoming job openings in LA.

10/13/2014

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Judge Tells State To Fix Problems At Jefferson High School

California education officials must get involved in fixing a slew of scheduling and class-assignment problems that have unconstitutionally deprived students at an L.A. high school of weeks of valuable learning time this fall, a judge ruled Wednesday.

10/08/2014

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Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.

10/06/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Rapid Job Growth Projected For Veterinary Technicians In LA

Elizabeth White, the director of the veterinary technology program at Pierce College, says the veterinary medical field in Los Angeles is offering a growing number of job opportunities.

10/06/2014

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Substance Abuse Counselors In LA Will Be Gainfully Employed In Coming Years

Psychotherapist Betsy Spier, an instructor at UCLA Extension, says substance abuse counselors in Los Angeles are expected to be in high demand in coming years.

10/06/2014

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LA Counselor On A Mission To Decrease Unemployment For People With Disabilities

Megan Eigenbrod, a disability management counselor at California State University, Northridge, is committed to preparing business majors with disabilities for the labor force in Los Angeles.

10/06/2014

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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LA Criminalist Professor Advises Students To ‘Excel In Science, Math’

Veteran criminalist Donald Johnson says the criminal justice system is in need of sharp forensic scientists that excel in science, math and computer technology.

09/29/2014

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Food Scientists Are Dedicated To A Healthier Future For LA Residents

Dr. Sunil Mangalassary of CSULA says a demand for nutritious food selections is creating a fresh wave of employment opportunities for innovative food scientists.

09/29/2014

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Bob Hope Airport Is A Major Asset To The Economic Growth In LA

Bob Hope Airport in Burbank not only generates tens of thousands of local jobs within a single year, but also feeds a diverse amount of ancillary markets.

09/29/2014

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