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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…

L.A. County Teachers Can Apply for a Class Project Grant from California Credit Union
Education

L.A. County Teachers Can Apply for a Class Project Grant from California Credit Union

California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles County teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program. The California Credit Union grant program is available to full-time teachers in Los Angeles County who are looking to fund a special learning opportunity, either in classroom or virtual,…

L.A. County Will Not Consider Waivers to Re-open Schools
Education, News

L.A. County Will Not Consider Waivers to Re-open Schools

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will not be considering waivers for re-opening of schools at this time, following new guidance from the California Department of Public Health. Th new guidelines recommend that counties with case rates at or above 200 cases per 100,000 residents do not extend waivers to resume…

Survey Says 65% of Students Dislike Virtual Learning
Education

Survey Says 65% of Students Dislike Virtual Learning

A survey released in June to university students across North America, South America and Europe executed in 6 languages (English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian) surfaced a number of critical insights concerning global virtual teaching and the recent transition away from campus classrooms. The survey is part of the “Excellence in Virtual Education” (EVE) project undertaken by Hap Klopp,…

Governor Newsom Lays Out Pandemic Plan for Schools
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Governor Newsom Lays Out Pandemic Plan for Schools

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced his plan for schools ahead of the 2020–2021 school year, as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)  issued a framework for when and how schools should reopen for in-person instruction. “Learning is non-negotiable,” said Governor Newsom on Friday. “The virus will be with us for a year or more,…

L.A. County Will Adhere to Governor’s Guidelines for Schools
Education, News

L.A. County Will Adhere to Governor’s Guidelines for Schools

Los Angeles County will issue a new Health Officer Order Friday to adhere to the California Department of Public Health’s directive that schools in 32 counties on the state’s monitoring list, including Los Angeles County, cannot resume in-person learning next month. The state order allows superintendents to submit school district waiver requests to re-open elementary…

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