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Student Athlete of the Week: Jared Heywood
January 2, 2020
After a contending run with the Inglewood Sentinels football team, senior quarterback Jared Heywood will take his talents to the University of Rhode Island. He worked hard in order to graduate early while putting up a winning performance on the field. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette ‘When Greed and Avarice Is Not Enough’
March 21, 2019
Life presents challenges. Sometimes it may be difficult to “think outside the box.” However, we move forward and survey where we have been, how we evaluate life’s path…it takes meditation, thinking through what’s happened. Look at the highlights, the successes and things which may not have worked well as you would have preferred. Patience. Life isn’t a straight line. It’s more like a graft, ups and downs. In this retrospective, one may be tempted to compare one’s own life’s tracks with those of others. Be reminded, you have your personal gifts and talents which you should singularly compare with yourself, not others. Who are we admiring? It’s repeatedly proven that some, if not many of you may be admiring at a distance let you down morally, ethically and otherwise. ... read more »
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Kamilah Campbell’s SAT Score Challenge
January 10, 2019
“As a mother and a former educator, I was extremely disappointed to learn that Kamilah Campbell’s SAT score is being challenged after she showed marked improvement in the second exam. It is my understanding that the first test that she took was a practice round for which she had not prepared. Before taking the second test, however, she spent a significant amount of time studying and took an SAT prep course. Her hard work and diligence paid off and she increased her score by about 300 points… ... read more »
Free SAT-Prep Workshop, Nov. 10 at Kaiser BHC
October 12, 2018
High school students can register now for the free SAT-prep workshop to be held Saturday, November 10, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the conference center at Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices, 3782 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008. The workshop provides instruction and tutoring for all sections. A 30-minute practice test will be held at 8:30 a.m. ... read more »
Why Standards are Important under the Every Student Succeeds Act
August 24, 2017
There was no way to determine if a student passing one state’s standards was equivalent to a student’s level of accomplishment in another state. ... read more »
Children’s Defense Fund Honors 5 L.A. High School Students
December 10, 2015
The Children’s Defense Fund–California hosted its 25th Annual Beat the Odds™ Awards ceremony on December 3, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The celebration honored five Los Angeles high school “stars” - David Cho, NiTasha Denson, Stephanie Gamino, David Sanchez, Vincent Zamarripa - in recognition of their excellence in academic achievement, despite the overwhelming obstacles that stand in their way. ... read more »
JPMorgan Chase High School Fellowship Initiative Kicks Off Second Year in Los Angeles with Strong Results
October 29, 2015
A year ago, Matthew Durousseau was a quiet high school sophomore from South Central Los Angeles earning C’s and B’s on his report card. His protective single mother, Debbie Waggener, did most of the talking for him in conversations and never let him walk to the park or the movies by himself. ... read more »
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