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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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Graduation Rates Sore For At-Risk Student Program Participants

A San Francisco non-profit has a 100 percent college acceptance rate for the underprivileged high school kids it supports.

03/11/2015

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Public School Extracurricular Program Fights Threat Of Cyberattacks

The threat of cyberattack isn’t going away any time soon, so in a bold move to protect the U.S. from offensive maneuvers targeting our computer networks the Air Force Association initiated Cyber Patriot.

03/11/2015

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Extra-Curricular Programs In California Contribute To STEM Careers

California’s public school system contribute to STEM careers by offering science-centric activities through after-school programs.

03/11/2015

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California Non-Profit Empowers Homeless Youth Through The Arts

A local non-profit called Create Now brings thousands of children in need to cultural events like free concerts and plays.

03/11/2015

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Calif. School Board To Vote On Common Core Test Accountability

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.

03/11/2015

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Grade School Visual And Performing Arts Programs Spark Future Career Paths

Career choices later in life within applied art fields, such as fashion and industrial design are often sparked through early school art programs.

03/04/2015

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Lawmakers Want High Schools To Teach ‘Yes Means Yes’ For Sex

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.

03/03/2015

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Parents Demand Recall Of Beleaguered Centinela School District Board

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.

03/02/2015

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