The Literacy Project expands outreach to support high-needs schools

The Literacy Project expands outreach to support high-needs schools

Above, entertainer Nick Lachey reads to Emelita Academy Charter students during the kickoff of a nationwide campaign for The Literacy Project. Ask them to name their favorite book, and the second- and third-graders at Emelita Academy Charter will rattle off titles...
Vintage Magnet, Harbor Teacher Prep honored with National Blue Ribbon awards

Vintage Magnet, Harbor Teacher Prep honored with National Blue Ribbon awards

Above, the award-winning Vintage Math/Science/Technology Magnet features a hands-on approach to learning. Two L.A. Unified schools – Vintage Magnet in North Hills and Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy in Wilmington – were named today as National Blue Ribbon Schools...
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...