Education

Hillsides Education Center Provides Free and Reduced-Price Meals for Children Under National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program
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Hillsides Education Center Provides Free and Reduced-Price Meals for Children Under National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program

Hillsides Education Center is announcing its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program. Each school and/or the district/agency’s central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party on request. Meal applications will be sent to…

“Beyond Safe Havens” Conference Supports Students Who Could Be Harmed By Federal Immigration Policies
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“Beyond Safe Havens” Conference Supports Students Who Could Be Harmed By Federal Immigration Policies

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will join California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other education experts in a panel discussion on how to help students and parents who are anxious and fearful about federal immigration policies at a “Beyond Safe Havens” conference. Torlakson is inviting the public to watch the…

High School Voter Education Weeks Sept. 18–29
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High School Voter Education Weeks Sept. 18–29

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson strongly encourages sixteen- and seventeen-year-old students to pre-register to vote with the beginning of High School Voter Education Weeks from Sept. 18–29. “This is a terrific opportunity for educators to talk with high school students about the critical importance of voting, prepare them to participate in elections and pre-register…

Education

Monrovia Unified Middle School Opens New STEM Lab, Includes 3-D Printers and a Laser Cutter

Clifton Middle School seventh-grade student Caroline Squirre was excited to learn how to build her projects through the school’s brand new 3-D printers and laser cutter, in addition to having an education focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), to help pave the road to her dream of attending the California Institute of Technology….

Monrovia High School Offers Expanded College Counseling Program
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Monrovia High School Offers Expanded College Counseling Program

College Counselor, Amanda Ghezzi, meets with a family during the four-week registration period.  – Courtesy Photo By May S. Ruiz Kirk McGinnis, principal at Monrovia High School, grew up in this neighborhood.  He is very familiar with the San Gabriel Valley’s reputation as a family-oriented area where parents take pains to send their children to…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Recognizes September as Attendance Awareness Month
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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Recognizes September as Attendance Awareness Month

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, in recognition of September as Attendance Awareness Month, is encouraging school districts and staff to remind families about the importance of daily attendance and help them overcome challenges that can lead to chronic absenteeism. “Interventions to reduce chronic absenteeism should be supportive and not punitive,” said Torlakson. “There…

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