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LAUSD Safety Report Calls for Building Upgrades, No Random Searches 
August 9, 2018
City Attorney Mike Feuer released the final version of his School Safety report today, with recommendations that the Los Angeles Unified School District upgrade some of its buildings and suspend the practice of using hand-held metal detectors to randomly search students -- but not arm teachers or have more armed personnel on campus.  ... read more »
 Mediator Appointed in Teachers’ Contract Talks With LAUSD 
August 9, 2018
The union representing Los Angeles Unified School District teachers has announced that a state mediator has been appointed to oversee contract negotiations between the union and the district as talks between the two sides remain stalled.  ... read more »
Howard U. President Talks about Living with Sickle Cell Disease
August 9, 2018
It has been over 100 years since sickle cell disease (SCD), a hereditary blood disorder, was first discovered in the United States. ... read more »
Wanda M. Austin Appointed Interim President of USC
August 8, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias stepped down Tuesday in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving a campus gynecologist in which school administrators faced criticism they ignored decades of complaints. ... read more »
LA-bound LeBron leaves lasting gift, Akron ‘always home’
August 3, 2018
James, who ended his second stint with Cleveland earlier this month by signing with the Los Angeles Lakers, on Monday opened his I Promise School, a year-around learning center devoted to some of the city's most challenged youngsters _ ones just like him. ... read more »
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Tells Authentic Stories from the Movement
August 2, 2018
It was important that people know that Mississippi was ground zero for the Movement; the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum helps to tell the stories of the people that were there. ... read more »
New South Carolina Museum to Have Rapid Response Exhibits
August 2, 2018
A planned museum in South Carolina tracing African American history in America from slavery to today has hired a woman who creates exhibits based on current events. ... read more »
Hip-hop Pioneer MC Lyte Partners with the NNPA to Give Back
August 2, 2018
Hip-hop pioneer MC Lyte is the national spokesperson for the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Discover The Unexpected (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. ... read more »
Mothers In Action to Host 20th Anniversary of Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival
August 2, 2018
Summer is coming to an end and school is almost back in session. Help prepare your child for school by attending the 20th Anniversary of Mothers In Action’s Annual Back to School Health and Family Festival on August 4, 2018 ... read more »
USC Report Finds Continued Lack of Diversity in Hollywood Films 
August 2, 2018
Lack of diversity continues to dog the film industry, with minimal improvement in female speaking roles over the last decade and persistent dominance of white men both on screen and behind the camera, according to a USC report released today.  ... read more »
Waters Introduces Bill to Ensure Student Civil Rights are Protected by Betsy DeVos
August 2, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R. 6537, the Education Department Civil Rights Transparency Act, which will increase transparency in investigations conducted by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights in order to ensure that students’ civil rights are protected. ... read more »
LAUSD Reached Tentative Labor Deal with School Employees Association
August 2, 2018
According to the LAUSD, the tentative contract would be retroactive to July 1, 2017, and includes 2 percent raises for each of the contract's three years. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Alex Austin
August 2, 2018
Long Beach Poly senior corner Alex Austin has committed to Oregon State. Austin helped the Jackrabbits get a (9-3) overall record and go undefeated in the Moore League during the 2017 season. ... read more »
New legislation seeks debt-free college degrees and real career opportunities 
August 2, 2018
If 17 Members of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce can convince their fellow lawmakers of a comprehensive approach to higher education, every student across the country could gain the chance to earn a debt-free degree and a rewarding career.    ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dunsin Akinbi
July 26, 2018
Through his years at King/Drew, Akinbi earned a 4.2 overall GPA. During his senior year, he took AP Calculus and AP Physics. ... read more »
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