Vintage Magnet celebrates National Blue Ribbon honors

Vintage Magnet celebrates National Blue Ribbon honors

Above, from left, Students Krystelle Arcinas, Marissa Soto, Nadia Wilson and Alex Lopez pose with Vintage Magnet Principal Nancy Mourao and the National Blue Ribbon plaque awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. L.A. Unified leaders joined students at Vintage...
$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....
New planning guide helps Latino students gear up for a college degree

New planning guide helps Latino students gear up for a college degree

Above, Education Secretary John King Jr. and Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, speak about greater college access for Latino students.  With a bachelor’s degree from Harvard, a law degree from...