$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...
Female students draw hope, inspiration from city’s inaugural Young Women’s Assembly

Female students draw hope, inspiration from city’s inaugural Young Women’s Assembly

Above, Mayor Eric Garcetti snaps a selfie with sisters Lynne and Gio Kim at the inaugural Young Women’s Assembly. More than 300 L.A. Unified students attended the event. Hundreds of bright and promising female students from L.A. Unified high schools participated...
L.A. Unified, UTLA, city leadership enter historic pact to support student success

L.A. Unified, UTLA, city leadership enter historic pact to support student success

Above, Superintendent Michelle King and UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl add their signatures to the L.A. Compact. Los Angeles Unified leaders joined Wednesday with top officials from local government, business, labor and civic organizations in signing the L.A....