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In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

by Julianne Hing on January 16 2014, 2:36PM

The district employs 98 school librarians for 768 school libraries.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Public Universities Funding Less Low-Income Students Nationwide

Public Universities Funding Less Low-Income Students Nationwide

by Von Diaz on September 11 2013, 3:24PM

A new study from ProPublica and The Chronicle for Higher Education shows colleges most frequented by low-income students are giving them less aid than ever.

Topics: /NOW

Brooklyn Teen on Track to Become First Black Female Chess Master

Brooklyn Teen on Track to Become First Black Female Chess Master

by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 3:24PM

Rochelle Ballantyne, 17, a Brooklyn teenager featured in the documentary “Chess Master” is on track to become the first female chess master.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Santa Monica College First in Nation to Offer Popular Classes at Higher Fees

by Jorge Rivas on March 14 2012, 10:34AM

The two-year college in Santa Monica is believed to be the first in the nation to offer the plan.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Questions Shadow Higher Ed Reform for Students of Color

by Michelle Chen on June 7 2010, 1:39PM

Under Obama’s education reform agenda, billions in grant money is headed down the pipeline, including a boost for community colleges and sweeping reforms in K-12 schools. Schools that focus on communities of color may have the most to gain and…

Topics: Schools & Youth

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