Education

June College Search Guide
Education

June College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz The mere mention of college applications is enough to cause apprehension among parents and high schoolers. To say that the process is a complicated one to navigate is a spectacular understatement. Frantic parents are now deeply involved in the process that should have been between their children…

Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?
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Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

May College Search Guide
Education

May College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz In a few weeks the school year will be over!!! Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their high school career and spend…

April College Search Guide
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April College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz You’d have to be living under a rock if you hadn’t heard about the college admissions scandal that unfolded a few weeks ago. Some of the most highly regarded universities were implicated in a coach-bribing scheme which parents were resorting to to get their children accepted. It…

Open Enrollment Underway for Online Public School
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Open Enrollment Underway for Online Public School

Field trips, talent-shows and a prom aim to give kids full school experience By Al Stewart Open enrollment for tuition-free home schooling is now underway for parents opting to move their child away from the traditional brick and mortar classroom setting. Online enrollment forms are available on the web site for California Connections Academy, a…

Know a Local Teacher Whose Classroom Project Deserves Funding?
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Know a Local Teacher Whose Classroom Project Deserves Funding?

California Credit Union encourages local teachers to apply for a class project grant California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles area teachers who have a great class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program. The program is open to any full-time classroom teacher in Los Angeles…

March College Search Guide
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March College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz It’s drought or deluge. After years of dry winters, we finally got rain. Lots of it! I’m sure you’re ready to put away your umbrellas and rain boots and looking forward to some sunshine. And I’m quite certain students can’t wait for their hard-earned spring break. It…

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