Education

Teachers Unions Vehemently Oppose Schools Opening Too Soon
Education

Teachers Unions Vehemently Oppose Schools Opening Too Soon

Many unanswered questions, lack of details as some districts rush to return By Terry Miller As school districts across California attempt to physically return to classrooms, a “woeful lack of planning for COVID-19 testing, tracing and prevention is putting educators, students and our communities at serious risk of contracting a virus that has already killed more than…

Arcadia Unified Teachers Share What Learning Looks Like in a Pandemic
Education

Arcadia Unified Teachers Share What Learning Looks Like in a Pandemic

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Anvitha Marlapati “I appreciate the opportunity to connect with them, to teach them, and to support them during this challenging time,” said Karalee Nakatsuka, an eighth-grade history teacher at Arcadia Unified’s First Avenue Middle School, referring to the 165 students she is currently teaching. Not only is Nakatsuka managing…

New Hours at Arcadia’s Half Day After School Camp
Education

New Hours at Arcadia’s Half Day After School Camp

As the 2020-2021 school year rolls on, Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department continues to offer a Half Day After School Camp that follows approved modifications by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Safer at Home Order. These guidelines are subject to change, based on the local protocols related to COVID-19 and will…

October College Search Guide
Education

October College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The road to college involves four years of complicated planning and complex scheduling. High school students are extremely busy – homework, extra-curricular activities in art and sports, campus clubs, all compete for their time. As if all that weren’t difficult enough, they have to make sure they…

L.A. County Will Open School Waiver Program for Grades TK-2
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L.A. County Will Open School Waiver Program for Grades TK-2

After a motion was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will plan to open the school waiver program for in person instruction for grades TK-2. The program will begin accepting applications in early October for 30 schools per week and prioritize…

4 Things to Look Into Before You Choose a PA School
Education

4 Things to Look Into Before You Choose a PA School

We all know that getting into any science-related field is not easy. Therefore you not only need to study very hard, you also need to ensure that the education you are provided with is decent enough to pass any medical exams, like the MCAT. Becoming a physician is a prestigious title, indeed. This act will…

Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo
Education

Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo

National College Resources Foundation will host its 7th annual Latino College Expo live virtually on Sept. 25th, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. PST on Hopin. The Latino College Expo gives students the opportunity to gain access to colleges, highlighting Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other educational programs. It also is a celebration of “Hispanic Heritage Month.” The expo provides…

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