Bill Proposes Teaching Media Literacy at Each Grade Level in California

 Two bills aimed at equipping K-12 students with the ability to discern between accurate and false news — and teach them media literacy, more broadly – are currently progressing through the California legislature. Assembly Bill (AB) 873, authored by Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Menlo Park), and AB 787  by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Woodland) would mandate that schools in California offer instruction at every grade level to promote a more informed and civically engaged society. As of June 7, both AB 873 and AB 787 are pending review on the Senate floor and have been referred to the Education Committee. “Children today

Ingenium Charter Schools Hosts Open House for Prospective Parents

Ingenium Charter Schools will host an open house event at their Clarion Charter Middle School, 7330 Winnetka Ave., in Los Angeles on March 29. The event will run from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and affords an opportunity for parents to engage with the Ingenium community and learn about the school’s unique approach to education.

Shaw University Officially Names Dillard as 18th President

“We want to adapt the university so that it’s clear what its relevance continues to be,” Dillard said. That means that, given the challenges of higher education — and HBCUs in particular — we have to make sure that the education we’re providing transforms the lives of the students that we have,” she said.