Local District South middle school students are college bound under ground-breaking dual-enrollment program

Local District South middle school students are college bound under ground-breaking dual-enrollment program

Above, from left, Local District South Superintendent Christopher Downing, Fleming Middle School Principal Peter Hastings, Dana Middle School Principal Steven Gebhart, White Middle School Principal Dr. Adaina Brown, Los Angeles Harbor College President Dr. Otto Lee,...
Wilbur students learn about social studies – and themselves – through Ancestor Project

Wilbur students learn about social studies – and themselves – through Ancestor Project

Above, students in Ellen Stein’s class at Wilbur Charter for Enriched Academics dress up as their ancestors, in costumes representing their heritage. Reaching across continents and generations, students at an affiliated charter school  in Tarzana are learning...
$30 million Promise Neighborhood grant flows to L.A. Unified schools

$30 million Promise Neighborhood grant flows to L.A. Unified schools

Above, Mayor Eric Garcetti is joined by, from left, School Board President Steve Zimmer, YPI President Dixon Slingerland and School Board Member Mónica García as he announces a $30 million federal grant to benefit eight schools in L.A. Unified. Eight schools in L.A....
Bernstein New Media students produce PSA featuring Superintendent, Board of Education

Bernstein New Media students produce PSA featuring Superintendent, Board of Education

In early December, Bernstein High School students played a key role in helping Superintendent Michelle King and the Board of Education articulate important messages about community concerns. As part of the school’s New Media Program, which combines classroom...