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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…

Language Learning for Digital Nomads
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Language Learning for Digital Nomads

By Philip Seifi I’ve spent the past few years as a digital nomad, with all my possessions tightly packed in one carry-on luggage. While on the road, I’ve been learning six different languages, and running [LinguaLift] (https://lingualift.com/), an online course for language self-learners. The minimalist lifestyle provides freedoms I could not give up now, but…

September College Search Guide
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September College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz September is usually still warm even as it marks the beginning of the fall season and, for decades, it meant the opening of a brand-new school year.  But slowly, the start of the school year began to inch earlier; in some districts, students were on campus the…

Tom Torlakson Denounces Racism and Encourages Schools to Celebrate Diversity
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Tom Torlakson Denounces Racism and Encourages Schools to Celebrate Diversity

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today sent a letter to California school leaders denouncing racism and encouraging schools to celebrate diversity as the new school year begins. The letter went to county and district school superintendents and charter schools administrators at more than 1,025 school districts statewide—the nation’s largest public school system. “I want to…

New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia
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New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that the California Department of Education (CDE) posted new online guidelines to assist teachers and parents in identifying students with dyslexia and to plan, provide, evaluate, and improve education services. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition,…

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