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...
KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

KPMG opens doors to literacy with donation of 60,000 children’s books

Above, KPMG volunteer Mary Kelly reads ‘Officer Buckle and Gloria’ to a rapt third-grade class at Commonwealth Avenue Elementary School. When KPMG executives recently announced that the accounting giant is donating 60,000 books to L.A. Unified, they didn’t...
At-risk students meet their match during Student Recovery Day

At-risk students meet their match during Student Recovery Day

By Barbara Jones, Monica Carazo and Sam Gilstrap Office of Communications One of the students had suffered the loss of a close friend, while another recalled when she had no friends at all. And others talked of the trauma and angst that had disrupted their schooling...