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Sunday, January 24, 2021

Education

Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo

National College Resources Foundation will host its 7th annual Latino College Expo live virtually on Sept. 25th, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. PST on Hopin. The Latino College Expo gives students the opportunity to gain access to colleges, highlighting Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other educational programs. It...

Arcadia High School Sophomore Advances in Competition

Weber setting up his file folder for his animation videos. - Photo by Nancy Lin By May S. Ruiz Fifteen-year-old Weber Lin was an Arcadia High School freshman when schools closed their campus in March and...

Grand Re-Opening of Monrovia High School Weight Room

New signs in the weight room. - Courtesy photo / Superior Signs and Graphics on Facebook Monrovia Unified School District celebrated the grand re-opening of the Monrovia High School (MHS) Weight Room with an Open House on...

L.A. County Teachers Can Apply for a Class Project Grant from California Credit Union

California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles County teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program. The California Credit Union grant program is available to full-time teachers in Los Angeles County who are looking to...

September College Search Guide

Stanford University. - Courtesy photo The Road to College By May S. Ruiz It’s hard to believe that Labor Day is upon us, marking the end of summer. With the pandemic and...

Duke Freyermuth, Who Helped Monrovia Students for Decades, Retires

It a started in 2001 with a dozen or so Maryknoll nuns and a few community volunteers: Monrovia’s Pro Active Tutoring (PAT) with Duke Freyermuth at the helm. Already retired from his counseling position in the Monrovia school district, Freyermuth was ready to...

L.A. County Colleges and Universities Must Continue Distance Learning

Cal State L.A. Student Union. - Courtesy photo / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 3.0) The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) announced Wednesday that Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) would need to limit campus...

L.A. County Will Not Consider Waivers to Re-open Schools

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will not be considering waivers for re-opening of schools at this time, following new guidance from the California Department of Public Health. Th new guidelines recommend that counties with case rates at or above 200...

Survey Says 65% of Students Dislike Virtual Learning

A survey released in June to university students across North America, South America and Europe executed in 6 languages (English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian) surfaced a number of critical insights concerning global virtual teaching and the recent transition away from campus classrooms. The survey is part of the...

August College Search Guide

Bern University. - Courtesy photo The Road to College By May S. Ruiz For the August College Search Guide,  I would customarily write that I hope your children got the chance to decompress and...
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