New state law allows schools to ‘pass it, don’t trash it’ when it comes to cafeteria leftovers

New state law allows schools to ‘pass it, don’t trash it’ when it comes to cafeteria leftovers

It’s mealtime at Broad Avenue Elementary School in Wilmington, and the students are deciding what they want – and don’t want – to eat. A couple of minutes later, bins set up in each of the classrooms are filled with fruit, uneaten entrees and unopened cartons of milk...
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...
SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

Developers of high-tech devices to help the blind and visually impaired may soon be facing stiff competition from an unlikely quarter – a team of six freshmen at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies. The students at the Grade 4-12 magnet school recently got...