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Is A Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?
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Is A Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?

By May S. Ruiz All across the United States college students are graduating, alive with the ideals of youth and armed with a four-year degree. They are eager to make a contribution to the world using the knowledge they acquired and the skills they have developed. The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that colleges…

Monrovia’s Plymouth Elementary School Wins $10,000
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Monrovia’s Plymouth Elementary School Wins $10,000

Plymouth Elementary School won a $10,000 grant to upgrade and enhance its library with resources geared toward technology and Mandarin, including a parent resource library, thanks to more than 10,000 votes placed over two weeks for the Scholar Dollar Grant Program. California Treasurer John Chiang announced April 10 the 20 winning schools from across California…

May College Search Guide
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May College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Your kids have reached the homestretch! Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade. Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their high school career and spend the last remaining weeks…

Monrovia Unified Teacher Named Regional California League of Middle Schools Educator of the Year
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Monrovia Unified Teacher Named Regional California League of Middle Schools Educator of the Year

Lisa Herald, a 14-year history teacher at Santa Fe Computer Science Magnet School, has been named a regional winner for the California League of Middle Schools Educator of the Year for connecting lessons to student experiences and assigning hands-on projects that highlight student strengths and interests. The annual award recognizes 22 educators from regions throughout…

April College Search Guide
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April College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz I hope your children used their spring break actually getting some rest. As parents it’s our responsibility to look after our kids’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. I know that today’s high schoolers have so much going on that I’m really surprised they can think straight. As…

Plymouth Elementary School Partners With Treasurer Chiang and Scholarshare 529 to Promote Scholar Dollars
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Plymouth Elementary School Partners With Treasurer Chiang and Scholarshare 529 to Promote Scholar Dollars

more than $300,000 in grants available to California’s k-8 public and charter schools Plymouth Elementary School is excited to share that it is participating in the 2018 Scholar Dollars Grant Program, which is part of a statewide initiative from State Treasurer John Chiang and ScholarShare 529, California’s College Savings Plan, focused on supporting K-8 public…

March College Search Guide
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March College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We’ve been getting a bit of late winter weather the past few days but the calendar says it’s March. So spring shouldn’t be far behind and students are looking forward to their hard-earned break. It would be a welcome respite for your children, a time to recharge…

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