Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

“If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, you still can. And, so can the world.” The new take on the old adage promotes Rainforest Connection, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that is using repurposed technology to fight illegal logging in...
Class of 2017 Spotlight: Taft High graduate overcomes adversity with positive approach to life

Class of 2017 Spotlight: Taft High graduate overcomes adversity with positive approach to life

Above, Isabella Salano takes in the L.A. skyline from the roof of the Dream Center, where she lives with her mother and siblings. The goal of L.A. Unified is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to graduate prepared for college, career and life. As we...
‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

Showcasing their budding high-tech skills and their well-established sportsmanship, more than 350 students from more than a dozen schools participated last weekend in the fourth annual Rally in the Valley, a celebration of coding, robotics and engineering. Held at the...