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L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship
Education

L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship

California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to apply for its 2021 College Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships annually to recognize Southern California students who are motivated in their academic studies and active in their schools and communities. “We realize that managing the costs of…

Newsom Hopes to Get Students Back to School by Spring
Education

Newsom Hopes to Get Students Back to School by Spring

The State Safe Schools for All plan, California’s framework to expand the number of schools resuming in-person instruction, was released on Dec. 30 by Governor Gavin Newsom. According to the governor’s office, the plan is “Informed by growing evidence of the decreased risks and increased benefits of in-person instruction.” The plan was developed in partnership with the Legislature, and the governor’s adjustment…

$1.2M Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Open
Education

$1.2M Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Open

High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Each year, Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, awards $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to…

Free After-School Programs Offered at L.A. County Parks
Education

Free After-School Programs Offered at L.A. County Parks

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering free outdoor after-school programs designed for school-age children in first through sixth grade, operating Tuesday through Friday from 2 to 5 p.m.  Trained staff are focused on every child having a memorable experience and making friends, by encouraging creativity and an appreciation for fun…

Arcadia Unified Secures $5.7M in Taxpayer Savings
Education

Arcadia Unified Secures $5.7M in Taxpayer Savings

In a year filled with unfavorable financial figures for many, the Arcadia Unified School District has secured $5.7 million in silver-lining savings for Arcadia taxpayers. Capitalizing on low interest rates and the district’s exceptional credit rating, Arcadia Unified took action to refinance its current bonds and once again created savings for taxpayers. “With interest rates…

Arcadia Unified in the Top 1% of Best School Districts in America
Education

Arcadia Unified in the Top 1% of Best School Districts in America

Arcadia Unified School District remains a leader in public education in the United States, ranking in the top 1%, of the over 10,700 school districts across the nation, according to Niche.  Niche, an influential school and neighborhood review website, recently released its 2021 Best School Districts rankings, and Arcadia Unified has made the grade, achieving…

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…

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…

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