$11 million GEAR UP grant helps students map their own destinies

$11 million GEAR UP grant helps students map their own destinies

Above: Le Conte Middle School sixth-graders are joined by educators and officials from the Youth Policy Institute as they proclaim readiness to plan for college. More than 2,000 Los Angeles students will benefit from a new $11.2 million federal grant that aims to...
Local District South, Los Angeles Trade Tech innovate to create new pathways to higher education

Local District South, Los Angeles Trade Tech innovate to create new pathways to higher education

Above: “Let’s go to college!” Senior Adrian Frias from Rancho Dominguez Preparatory School in Long Beach speaks about his positive experiences with dual enrollment programs. By Eric Grow, Local District South Expanding on a recent agreement allowing...
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...