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After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM Education

After school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

10/20/2014

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Industrial Designers Are Essential To L.A.’s Business Community

CSULA’s Dr. Mauricio Castillo says because metro L.A. leads the pack in the business areas of manufacturing and production, it’s a great place to launch a career as an industrial designer.

10/20/2014

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2015 Wage Hike May Be Largest In Nation For L.A. Hotel Workers

When the minimum wage for Los Angeles’ hotel workers increases in 2015, it may be the biggest pay hike of its kind in the nation.

10/20/2014

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L.A. Professor Works To Combat Nursing Shortage

Dr. Marianne Hatter-Pollara, a professor at California State University, Northridge, says CSUN is doing its part to help address the nursing shortage in metro Los Angeles.

10/20/2014

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.

10/13/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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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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