The California Board of Education is expected to decide Wednesday whether or not schools should be held accountable on the state’s performance index for student results in the new Common Core-aligned assessments.
Career choices later in life within applied art fields, such as fashion and industrial design are often sparked through early school art programs.
Senate President Kevin de Leon and Assemblywoman Hanna-Beth Jackson announced legislation on Tuesday that would require school districts where health education is a high school graduate requirement to make sexual violence prevention a part of the curriculum.
The controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.
“What drives me is what’s waiting for me at the end — and that is success,” says junior Vanessa Delgadillo.
While some news groups are laying off salaried photographers, Dave Haase says job opportunities for portrait and commercial camera operators are holding ground.
In greater Los Angeles, many limousine drivers earn sustainable wages, especially if they work for the motion picture and video industries.
Marc Fishel, owner of High-Tech Publications, says future technical writers in metro Los Angeles must know how to incorporate inventive ways to transform complex material into straightforward instruction.
Marina Del Rey Hospital’s Paulette Heitmeyer says technology is remodeling the architecture of the medical industry, resulting in a blast of new jobs for computer-cultured health information specialists.
Chris Lenz, director of the Career Development Center at CSULA, reveals the leading college degrees that help graduates land high-paying jobs in Los Angeles.
Scott Spiro, a computer security expert in Los Angeles, says college students are now the leading at-risk group for identity theft, a growing crime that can affect their employment opportunities.
Julius Wilson, an MRI technologist, says in order for job seekers in Los Angeles to land a lucrative position in this profession, they will need to be computer literate and science-minded.
Dr. Angela Young, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, says proficient business managers in L.A. are well-rounded, fine-tuned and multi-skilled.
By 2016, Santa Monica College will offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program in interaction design, opening many doors of opportunity for educated workers in this top-dollar field.
Yvonne Yen Liu, a researcher at Economic Roundtable, says tomorrow’s social science analysts in Los Angeles will need to understand the challenges and opportunities within a service-based economy.